The murders of Jim Barclay and John Bamford in late 1917 at Wonnangatta Station near Myrtleford in Victoria is a fascinating mystery. The book covers the theories and paints a picture of the setting with historical stories about many of the locals of the time.
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An excellent read for anyone interested in the past and possible future for steam. Full of facts and statistics the statements are well backed up and interesting to read.
An excellent read which covers the relatively unknown life of Princess Louise, Queen Victoria's second youngest daughter.
The classic story of how revolutions can go wrong, told in a fairy tale of farm animals who take over the farm.
A look at the gentlemen behind the popular image of Queen Victoria. It's a good case study of how biased editing can shape a public figure's image.
Learning about the demise of Australia's favourite car, the Holden.
An excellent read that immerses the reader in the life of Queen Victoria and the era she ruled in.
A brief but hard to follow (due to having to refer to a dictionary many times) look at Queen Victoria's life. More of a commentary than a complete look. Those who don't know the background to the story will find many holes.
A story about defence, intelligence and crisis management in the middle of an attempt to start a conflict between North and South Korea; and even Japan.
Skimpy is an auto biography by Kellie Arrowsmith, a "skimpy" bar waitress. Outrageous true tales of crocodiles, snakes and pulling beers in the top end.