A contemporary indigenous performance text from Kooemba Jdarra Indigenous Performing Arts which gives an emotional insight into Murri life. A one woman show which follows the journey of an Aboriginal everywoman as she tells 23 poignant and humorous stories of grief and reconciliation.
Pygmalion both delighted and scandalized its first audiences in 1914. A brilliantly witty reworking of the classical tale of the sculptor Pygmalion, who falls in love with his perfect female statue, it is also a barbed attack on the British class system and a statement of Shaw's feminist views. In Shaw' ...Show more
Night is a work by Elie Wiesel about his experience with his father in the Nazi German concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald in 1944–1945, at the height of the Holocaust toward the end of the Second World War.
The Myrtle twins, Dibs Hamilton and Girlie Delaney, are turning 80. As the family gathers to celebrate, speculation grows as to who will be the one to inherit the family property, Allandale, when the ageing Farley Hamilton is gone. From award-winning playwright Hannie Rayson, comes a powerful new family ...Show more
Pride and PrejudiceBy Jane AustenElizabeth Bennet is Austen's most liberated and unambiguously appealing heroine, and Pride and Prejudice has remained over most of the past two centuries Austen's most popular novel. The story turns on the marriage prospects of the five daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Bennet: ...Show more
Jane EyreBy Charlotte Brontëm grasp my hair and my shoulder: he had closed with a desperate thing. I really saw in him a tyrant, a murderer. I felt a drop or two of blood from my head trickle down my neck, and was sensible of somewhat pungent suffering: these sensations for the time predominated ov ...Show more
Jane Austen is without question, one of England's most enduring and skilled novelists. With her wit, social precision, and unerring ability to create some of literature's most charismatic and believable heroines, she mesmerises her readers as much today as when her novels were first published. Whether ...Show more
A Jane Austen keepsake that will have writers quoting, "I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun." Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice has captivated readers for more than 200 years.Among the most beloved novels in the English language, Austin's heroine, Elizabeth Bennett, continues to ...Show more
Renowned urban artist Shepard Fairey's new look for Orwell's classic dystopian taleOne of Britain's most popular novels, George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four is set in a society terrorised by a totalitarian ideology propagated by The Party. Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief ...Show more
Dream up something as dark as Dracula for your next writing project. Dracula, Bram Stoker's famed story of a fictional vampire has haunted imaginations since the novel's debut in 1897. The subject of countless adaptations and spinoffs, this critically acclaimed horror story ranks among the fine ...Show more
Geoffrey Chaucer has some claim to being the greatest poet in the English language. Yet he has also been considered to be an invisible poet, self-depreciating and ironic, leaving only the breath of his comedy behind. In truth a great deal is known of him. He was a royal servant, who was indicted for rap ...Show more
'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.' Meet Scout, the narrator of this book. Her story is one of Deep South summers, fights at school and playing in the street. The spooky house of her mysterious neighbour, Boo Radley, sags dark and forbidd ...Show more