Poor Fellow My Country

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Poor Fellow My Country
Poor Fellow My Country.jpg
AuthorXavier Herbert
CountryAustralia
LanguageEnglish
GenreNovel
PublisherCollins (Australia)
Publication date
1975
Media typePrint (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages1463
ISBN0-00-616029-8
OCLC27490485

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
1975
Succeeded by
The Glass Canoe