By Jim Haynes
From Jim Haynes, certainly one of our such a lot profitable and prolific tellers of yarns and bush stories, comes this final number of incredible real Australian tales: the unknown, the forgotten, the excellent, the actually bizarre and the thoroughly inexplicable.
Told with a fresh understatement, Australia's so much incredible precise Stories vividly inspires a vanishing Australia whilst whatever used to be attainable, while characters have been higher than lifestyles and the unusual and weird have been normal.
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