Songs of a Sentimental Bloke: Text Classics

Songs of a Sentimental Bloke: Text Classics

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Author: Dennis, C. J.
ISBN: 9781922079831
Publisher: Text Publishing
Year First Published: 2012
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 196mm x 128mm x 12mm
Format: Paperback / softback

Introduced by Jack Thompson
The Songs of a SentimentalBloke, a comic verse novel, wasfirst 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.

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