Poor Fellow My Country
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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. 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.
- A book on Herbert's novels at www.xavier-herbert-novels.com. The book has 5 chapters on Poor Fellow My Country which can either be read on site or downloaded.
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The Mango Tree
|Miles Franklin Award recipient
The Glass Canoe
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