Wednesday, August 4, 2010

#385 Australia...Thanks Ann!

The strip of 5 stamps was issued in 1983 featuring famous Australian novel The Sentimental Bloke,which was originally published in 1909 by C.J.Dennis.

Sentimental Bloke tells the story of Bill, a larrikin of the Little Lonsdale Street Push, who is introduced to a young woman by the name of Doreen. The book chronicles their courtship and marriage, detailing Bill's transformation from a violence-prone gang member to a contented husband and father.

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