Poor Fellow My Country

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Poor Fellow My Country
Author Xavier Herbert
Country Australia
Language English
Genre Novel
Publisher Collins (Australia)
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 1463
ISBN 0-00-616029-8
OCLC 27490485

Poor Fellow My Country is a Miles Franklin Award-winning novel by Australian author Xavier Herbert. At 1,463 pages, it is the longest Australian work of fiction ever written.[1] Primarily, it is the story of Jeremy Delacy and his illegitimate grandson Prindy in the years leading up to World War II. The novel's subject matter includes Aboriginal affairs and Australian patriotism and Australian nationalism, issues also dealt with in Herbert's 1938 novel Capricornia.


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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
The Mango Tree
Miles Franklin Award recipient
Succeeded by
The Glass Canoe