Migrants arrive in the Lucky Country from lands their forebears knew for a thousand years. They know where they are and why they’re here and what they face.
Then there are their children…born in a country that can't spell their names, and of a heritage that doesn't know they were born.
Reminded every day that he doesn't quite belong, and reminding himself where others forget or couldn't care less, second generation Ed Kaspar sets out on a journey to not only be an Australian but to be his country, to “be Australia,” with Henry Lawson as his guide.
Determined to “romance the swag,” Ed abandons his career for outback sheep stations and works his way to an iconic identity while at a crossroads in his life, while at a crossroads in his nation.
The chronicle explores the changing face of Australia, and a name among many that it went by, Ed Kaspar.
It examines the decisions he made and the world that came of them.
Reinventing the past. Another story from the ‘BEING…’ series.
Joe Jeney lives in Australia and has worked as a lawyer as well as in other roles. His published works encompass a variety of genres ranging from historical fiction to science fiction.
Anchie Rantree carries rare DNA that has the potential to rejuvenate the gene pool and pull it back from the brink of viral suffocation. But he does not care to save the human race, or himself, not until he meets the profoundly flawed, famously successful, and painfully beautiful literary celebrity, Krisiana, who has succumbed to the deathly viral infection.
Join Anchie and his friends, Mickey and Chadder, as they leave the familiarity of small-town life in search of a cure for the illness killing their friends and families. Join them as their futures lead them from their pasts into challenges they could not have dreamed about but must now surmount to survive.
The second installment in the Human Gods Series, Ancient asks if one man really can change the fate of an entire world. And what will happen if he can’t…
"A five-star novel that should be in your library! A good science fiction that grips you and entertains you throughout. Really enjoyed it."
Rabia Tanveer for Readers' Favorite.