Check out the beautiful Australian Classics series, with a special offer from Booktopia.
A&R Publishers launched in 1888 and by 1895 had a bestseller with Banjo Paterson’s The Man From Snowy River. The success of A&R confirmed the existence of Australian literary talent – and an audience hungry for Australian content.
The company went on to publish some of the most famous names in Australian literature, including Henry Lawson, Norman Lindsay, CJ Dennis and May Gibbs.
In March 2013 HarperCollins is bringing these unique Australian stories to a new generation of readers with the launch of the first set of A&R Classics, a collection of 12 titles that celebrate the authors who have contributed to the cultural identity of a nation.
Booktopia has a two brilliant offers for lovers of classic Australian Fiction.
Just buy two of any books in the series and get one of these beautiful carry bags, perfect for showing off your love of Australian Literature to your envious friends and family.
Also, buy any book in the A&R Australian Classics range before 31st March 2013 and go into the draw to win a pack containing all twelve books in the series.
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Andrew Cattanach is a regular contributor to The Booktopia Blog. He has been shortlisted for The Age Short Story Prize and was named a finalist for the 2015 Young Bookseller of the Year Award. He enjoys reading, writing and sleeping, though finds it difficult to do them all at once.
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