A wickedly funny and subversive collaboration between Nobel Prize-winning author Patrick White and one of Australia’s most adventurous film directors, Jim Sharman (director of The Rocky Horror Picture Show). This savage black comedy of a dysfunctional middle-class family, is laced with unexpected touches of surrealism. In a wealthy Sydney suburb, a neurotic mother oppresses her adult daughter, Felicity, soon to be married to a rising young diplomat....
The Sentimental Bloke tells the story of Bill, a member of a larrikin push (or gang) in Melbourne's Little Lonsdale red-light district, who encounters Doreen, a young woman "of some social aspiration", in a local market. Narrated by Bill, the poems chronicle their courtship and marriage, detailing his transformation from a violence-prone gang member to a contented husband and father. Read by John Derum, these "songs" show us the great romance of the...
The Glugs of Gosh, is a collection of children's poems written by C.J. Dennis (1876 - 1938) and illustrated by Hal Gye. C.J. Dennis is considered as one of Australia's most famous poets of the early 20th century. The book was first published in 1917.