The Novels that MISSED OUT of the Top 24 Most Popular Aussie Novels of All Time

Now that we’re well on our way through the Top 24 Most Popular Aussie Novels of All Time – only 8 more to name – we thought we’d publish a list of the novels that came in places 25-34.  Tell us what you think about the list so far!

And here they are:

  • 25 – CAREY, Peter – Oscar and Lucinda – read by 19.4% of all respondents
  • 26 – JOHNSTON, George – My Brother Jack – 19.0%
  • 27 – MARSDEN, John – Letters from the Inside – 17.9%
  • 28 – GUNN, Jeannie – We of the Never Never – 17.7%
  • 29 – TSIOLKAS, Christos – The Slap – 16.8%
  • 30 – BIRMINGHAM, John – He Died with a Felafel in his Hand – 16.7%
  • 31 – SHUTE, Nevil – On the Beach – 16.6%
  • 32 – REILLY, Matthew – Ice Station – 16.2%
  • 33 – KENEALLY, Thomas – Schindler’s Ark – 15.8%
  • 34 – CAREY, Peter – True History of the Kelly Gang – 15.4%

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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.