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pulp fiction

Back from my holiday in the sun… Having just told the charming reading hacks where I like to read, here’s some of my new fave covers.

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If you’re in the neighbourhood of Swifts Creek (past Bruthen, between Ensay and Omeo), swing by The Club. Peter Gardner hangs out on the Great Alpine Road, among 40,000+ secondhand books. And they are fabulous! One of the best secondhand bookstores I’ve visited.

Swifts Creek is also home to great burgers – check out Creekers Cafe.The lot, with beetroot, tastes great. Oh, and their kiddie size dinette set is sweet too. Green laminex with white piping, with chrome to die for.

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I love good coffee, street art, tiki bars and kitsch. Adore roller derby and quiffs and vintage Hawaiian shirts. Enjoy a slice of my northside life!

5 responses to “pulp fiction

  1. Your making me hungry (but the drives a bit to far for me). Calling MrCallaghan..genius

  2. I used to love that old image from The Saint – I’m sure my grand-dad had a load of those books

  3. Pasadena Adjacent: there’s more! a bit more recent, but probably the trashiest book at orbost op-shop

    fidgetrainbowtree: yeh – I grew up reading these, and so love the lush cover art.

  4. jonathan

    Absolute gems.

    I love that Cheyney is an “acknowledged master in the tough, tense tradition”, although I’m not sure if that means he writes in the “tough & tense” genre, or if the genre he writes in happens to be a tough and tense one.

  5. jonathan: i wondered if you’d notice that…Cheyney had 15 years as a novelist before his death, and wrote more than 30 books in this time. that’s a lot of hardboiled detectives and hard-living beauties with dangerous curves. sounds pretty tough to me!

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