Erich Mayer

Erich Mayer is a retired company director and former organic walnut farmer. He now edits the blog humblecomment.info

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Book review: Growing up in Country Australia, Edited by Rick Morton

There is a magic to these stories that trace the influence of (rural) youth to present lives.

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Book review: Those Who Perish, Emma Viskic

An audacious imaginative accomplishment features a differently-abled detective.

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Book review: The Grass Hotel, Craig Sherborne

A poetic word painting of dementia and of dying, of love and yearning

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Book review: Orphan Rock, Dominique Wilson

A novel that weaves the major events of the times into the life stories of its characters

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Book review: Adrift in Melbourne, Robyn Annear

Melbourne-focussed book of rambling walks will also appeal to a wider audience.

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Book review: The Way It Is Now, Garry Disher

A mystery fiction that's more a whydunnit than a whodunnit.

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Book review: Girt Nation, David Hunt

An amusing and incisive commentary makes this history an irresistible read.

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Book review: The Rabbits, Sophie Overett

A debut novel that will transport you into the contemporary world of suburban Brisbane with an extra twist.

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Book review: Travelling Companions, Antoni Jach, Transit Lounge Publishing

A peripatetic journey through Europe with diverting storytellers along the way.

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Book review: The Only One in the World, edited by Narrelle Harris, Clan Destine Press

A prize-winning collection that riffs on the stories and mythology of Sherlock Holmes is sheer, unadulterated fun.

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