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The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke

C. J. Dennis

The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a verse novel by Australian novelist and poet C. J. Dennis. The book sold over 60,000 copies in nine editions within the first year, and is probably one of the highest selling verse novels ever published in Australia. The novel 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. C.J. Dennis went on to publish three sequels to this novel: The Moods of Ginger Mick (1916), Doreen (1917) and Rose of Spadgers (1924(Introduction from Wikipedia)

The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a verse novel by Australian novelist and poet C. J. Dennis. The book sold over 60,000 copies in nine editions within the first year, and is probably one of the highest selling verse novels ever published in Australia. The novel 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. C.J. Dennis went on to publish three sequels to this novel: The Moods of Ginger Mick (1916), Doreen (1917) and Rose of Spadgers (1924(Introduction from Wikipedia)
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The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke is a verse novel by Australian novelist and poet C. J. Dennis. The book sold over 60,000 copies in nine editions within the first year, and is probably one of the highest selling verse novels ever published in Australia. The novel 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. C.J. Dennis went on to publish three sequels to this novel: The Moods of Ginger Mick (1916), Doreen (1917) and Rose of Spadgers (1924(Introduction from Wikipedia)

Language:

English

Narrators:

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Length:

2h 8m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

02:30


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:25


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:14


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:31


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

03:56


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:26


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

08:12


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:52


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:33


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:04


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:32


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:55


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:55


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

08:45


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:42


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

36:53