Oct 01, 2020
The Never Never Land
Posted by Mitchell Akhurst Phillip Berrie Ian McHugh Brenda Anderson Dan Baker William Broom Monica Carroll Jodi Cleghorn

Australia has it own mythologies Some of them were here long before Europeans arrived some of them are yet to come Steam powered bushrangers Restless penal colonies Robotic mining operations Fairy colonies in the gum trees and old ghosts in the laneways Drought and fire and flood and new life struggling to emerge from the dust These are the stories we tell ourselveAustralia has it own mythologies Some of them were here long before Europeans arrived some of them are yet to come Steam powered bushrangers Restless penal colonies Robotic mining operations Fairy colonies in the gum trees and old ghosts in the laneways Drought and fire and flood and new life struggling to emerge from the dust These are the stories we tell ourselves and the stories we want to hide from.Thirty new stories from some of Australia s best known speculative fiction writers and some of its newest.

  • Title: The Never Never Land
  • Author: Mitchell Akhurst Phillip Berrie Ian McHugh Brenda Anderson Dan Baker William Broom Monica Carroll Jodi Cleghorn
  • ISBN: 9780977519255
  • Page: 485
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Never Never Land Australia has it own mythologies Some of them were here long before Europeans arrived some of them are yet to come Steam powered bushrangers Restless penal colonies Robotic mining operations Fairy col

    Thoraiya

    DISCLAIMER I have a story in this anthology.Well, I intended to review this story by story but I ran out of time so, apologies and please forgive this bit of drive by review like babbling SHORT This is a great anthology regrettably thin on Aboriginal authored pieces could be wrong but which otherwise admirably fulfils its remitMY FAVOURITES To Look Upon A Dream Tiger by Shauna O Meara those who know me know I never could resist a thylacine story Add to that the constant intense desire to cast of [...]


    Stephanie

    The aims of the anthology are to presents stories with Australian settings or characters or themes or flavours, or that draw on Australian histories, experiences and traditions, immigrant or Indigenous quote taken from the introduction by the editors.The anthology includes thirty stories, which include a wide variety of genres and subjects, and which range from being set in colonial Australia to potential future Australias As a result of this wide variety, readers will no doubt find that some st [...]


    Jacq

    Some real talent hidden amongst the writers included in this Never Never Land anthology definitely will be seeking out of their works


    Rivqa

    I have a story in this collection, so I m biased But there are many other Australian tales to be found within.


    Bryn George

    I actually won this off of a giveaway competition It has taken me a while to read as it is multiple stories written by many authors I really liked this book, I thought it would be a long the lines of fairytales but it is actually centered around aliens the supernatural It is all Australian, which I absolutely adored


    Dion Perry

    The Never Never Land is a collection of short stories which was published as part of their bi annual anthology by the Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild This edition The Never Never Land is a collection of stories by Australian writers with an Australiana theme I did not find all of the stories to be my thing, but being such a diverse collection, I was pleased to see that there was a story there for everyone The stories range from the dusty outback through the mountains of Tasmania to the street [...]


    Faran Silverton


    Adrik Kemp


    Liz

    A mixed bag of very Australian stories a bit of something for everyone.


    Leife Shallcross



    • ☆ The Never Never Land ↠ Mitchell Akhurst Phillip Berrie Ian McHugh Brenda Anderson Dan Baker William Broom Monica Carroll Jodi Cleghorn
      Mitchell Akhurst Phillip Berrie Ian McHugh Brenda Anderson Dan Baker William Broom Monica Carroll Jodi Cleghorn