The Songs Of A Sentimental Bloke

C. J. Dennis, Jack Thompson (Introduction by)

ISBN: 9781922079831
Published: November 2012

Price: $12.95

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Introduced by Jack Thompson The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke, a comic verse novel, was first published in book form in 1915 and sold more than sixty thousand copies in nine editions within a year. By the mid-1970s nearly three hundred thousand copies had been sold internationally. One of the most famous works of Australian literature, it tells the story of Bill, a larrikin, who meets a young woman named Doreen. The book chronicles their courtship and marriage, and Bill's transformation from a thuggish gang member to a contented husband and father. With a new introduction by the actor Jack Thompson, renowned for his readings of C. J. Dennis's work. www.textclassics.com.au

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  • ISBN: 9781922079831
  • Published: November 2012
  • Publisher: Text Publishing
  • Number of pages: 116
  • Width (mm): 128
  • Height (mm): 198
  • Depth (mm): Not specified
  • Weight (g): 97


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