Search - List of Books by Beverley Farmer

Beverley Anne Farmer (also known as B. Christou) (born 7 February 1941) is an Australian novelist and short story writer.

Beverley Farmer was born in Melbourne. She was educated at Mac.Robertson Girls' High School and the University of Melbourne where she graduated with a BA in 1960.

She has worked in various jobs, mainly teaching and waitressing. She married a Greek migrant, Christos Talihmanidis, in 1965. They were married for thirteen years, three of which were spent in Greece. They returned to Australia for their son to be born in 1972.

Best known for her novels and short stories, Farmer has also written essays, poetry, reviews and criticism. Her writing has been published in several magazines, journals and newspapers, including Overland, Westerly, Meanjin, Island Magazine, and The Bulletin.

Loss features as a central theme in Farmer's stories. She has described it as the 'touchstone' of her work. The 'experience of being foreign' is also a favourite subject.

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Total Books: 14
Biology and Industry
2004 - Biology and Industry (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780216926271
ISBN-10: 0216926270
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Place of Birth
1990 - Place of Birth (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780571141487
ISBN-10: 057114148X
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A body of water A year's notebook
1990 - A Body of Water a Year's Notebook (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780702222542
ISBN-10: 0702222542
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Alone
1985 - Alone (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780140077995
ISBN-10: 0140077995
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
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Milk Stories
1985 - Milk Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780140071849
ISBN-10: 0140071849
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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A Body of Water - A Year's Notebook
A Body of Water - a Year's Notebook (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780702222832
ISBN-10: 0702222836
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The seal woman
The Seal Woman (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780702224379
ISBN-10: 0702224375
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The Seal Woman
The Seal Woman (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780702225222
ISBN-10: 0702225223
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The House in the Light
The House in the Light [UQP paperbacks] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780702227196
ISBN-10: 0702227196
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Collected Stories
Collected Stories [UQP fiction] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780702228896
ISBN-10: 0702228893
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Milk
Milk (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780869141076
ISBN-10: 0869141074
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The Bone House
The Bone House (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781920882068
ISBN-10: 1920882065
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