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If you're looking for a captivating collection of Australian myths, then pay attention....

With a history reaching back over 40,000 years, Indigenous Australian culture is one of the oldest continually existing cultures in the world. According to DNA tests conducted at the University of Copenhagen, Indigenous Australian people are the descendants of the first migrants to have left the birthplace of humanity in Africa, some 75,000 years ago. Across these many millennia, the Indigenous peoples of Australia have established complex and unique societies that have adapted well to the often harsh conditions of the Australian landscape. 

Although Indigenous Australian culture tends to be named as though it were a single unit, it is far from monolithic. According to the Australian government’s website, at the time of first contact with Europeans, there were some 500 distinct Indigenous nations inhabiting Australia, speaking different languages and following their own religious and cultural practices, with a certain amount of overlap across cultures. 

As with all human societies, that of the Indigenous Australians is abounding in stories. Stories of how the world came to be the way it is, stories of heroism and perfidy, stories about animals and birds, and stories about love and hate all have parts to play in the wide array of myths, legends, and tales created by Indigenous Australians.  

Australian Mythology: Captivating Dreamtime Stories of Indigenous Australians invites you to go on a startling journey and discover: 

  • Origin stories
  • Myths of gods, heroes, and monsters
  • Animal tales
  • And much, much more!

So if you want a captivating collection of Australian myths, click the “Add to Cart” button!

©2020 Matt Clayton (P)2020 Matt Clayton

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A very interesting listen. I was happy to find this because my audible store doesn’t have a lot of audibles like this. Thank you so much!

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Educational and Absolutely Charming

This is a unique collection of stories from Indigenous Australians. The author took the time to set the stage for the listener(just before telling the story). Unusual terms or tools are explained, so the listening of the tales goes smoother. Delightful listening.

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What is with the voice

Australian mythology spoken by what sounds like an American robot. They couldn’t get one indigenous Australian to read their own mythology? Or even just an Australian?

The stories are great, but so many simple words are mispronounced. Such a shame. I would have preferred to have read the book myself.

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  • 02-05-20

Good so far!

So informative! I've been searching everywhere for a detailed collection of the gods and this was perfect. Still listening, but good so far!

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  • Joe M Whitten
  • 02-05-20

Very informative.

I have been studying Australian Mythology for many years and I am always looking for new Audiobooks on the subject. I found this Audiobook to be very informative and accurate. It is also very easy to follow for those just learning about the subject

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  • Mack B Taylor
  • 02-05-20

Great Audiobook!

I have not finished listening to it all yet but I love this Audiobook! You can start from the beginning and listen about all those characters or you can choose your favorite characters from the index and just learn about them

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  • Gail M Greig
  • 02-05-20

Quickly Informative

Some prior basic knowledge of Australian mythology is suggested though. If you have little to no knowledge on the subject, you will still find this Audiobook very useful

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  • Rebecca T Payne
  • 02-05-20

If you are looking for an enjoyable audible

If you are looking for an enjoyable audible about Australian Mythology, I highly suggest this audiobook. It is rather short, but with lots of knowledge packed into it.

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  • 02-05-20

I would suggest it to anyone

I would suggest it to anyone who requires to be aware of the Gods and Goddesses of Australian Mythology.

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  • Mildred T Ruggiero
  • 02-05-20

If anyone has an interest in Australian Mythology

If anyone has an interest in Australian Mythology they cannot do better than buy this audiobook. Full marks to the author for his analysis.

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  • Paul E McNish
  • 02-05-20

This audiobook was exactly what my husband wanted.

This audiobook was exactly what my husband wanted. Some idea of who is who and who belongs to who in the world of gods and men- or more often women. It is hard to believe that anyone could believe such a way out nonsense.

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  • Robert K Hess
  • 02-05-20

Fantastic Audiobook

Fantastic Audiobook. accurately what I required and gives clear info on the Gods and their connections to each other