The Novels that were LEAST POPULAR in our Most Popular Aussie Novels Survey

We’ve only got a few novels to go in our Top 24 Most Popular Aussie Novels survey….

We thought we’d publish a list of the novels that came in last 20 places on the survey – these were the least  popular novels on our original list of 124 books.

And here they are:

  • 105 – DREWE, Robert – Our Sunshine – read by 2.5% of all respondents
  • 106 – STEAD, Christina – For Love Alone – 2.4%
  • 107 – CARROLL, Steve – The Time We Have Taken – 2.3%
  • 108 – HARTNETT, Sonya – Surrender – 2.3%
  • 109 – HYLAND, M.J. – Carry Me Down – 2.2%
  • 110 – KOCH, Christopher – Highways to a War – 2.1%
  • 111 – CAREY, Peter – Parrot and Olivier in America – 2.0%
  • 112 – STOW, Randolph – To the Islands – 2.0%
  • 113 – HYLAND, M.J. – How the Light Gets In – 1.9%
  • 114 – COETZEE, J.M. – Life and Times of Michael K – 1.8%
  • 115 – MOORHOUSE, Frank – Dark Palace – 1.6%
  • 116 – ASTLEY, Thea – The Slow Natives – 1.6%
  • 117 – KOCH, Christopher – The Doubleman – 1.1%
  • 118 – MCDONALD, Roger – The Ballad of Desmond Kale – 1.0%
  • 119 – ASTLEY, Thea – The Acolyte – 0.9%
  • 120 – ASTLEY, Thea – The Well Dressed Explorer – 0.7%
  • 121 – SCOTT, Kim – Benang: From the Heart – 0.7%
  • 122 – HAZZARD, Shirley – The Bay of Noon – 0.6%
  • 123 – KENEALLY, Thomas – People’s Train – 0.6%
  • 124 – FOSTER, David – Glade within the Grove – 0.6%

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Clayton Wehner

Clayton is the founder and managing director of Boomerang Books. In a past life, Clayton worked for 12 years as an intelligence officer in the Australian Army and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He is a graduate of the Australian Defence Force Academy and the Royal Military College Duntroon and holds a BA (Hons) in Political Science and a Master of Management Studies (Human Resource Management) from the UNSW. He is also a trained Indonesian linguist and served with the United Nations in East Timor as an interpreter/translator.