Such is Life, by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy) [chapter 4, part 3]

[Editor: This is the third part of Chapter Four of the novel Such is Life by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy). A glossary has been provided to explain various words and phrases that may be unfamiliar to modern readers.] I helped Tommy out of his embarrassment by an occasional ‘Ay, mun,’ interjected into his apologetic and […]

Such is Life, by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy) [chapter 4, part 2]

[Editor: This is the second part of Chapter Four of the novel Such is Life by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy). A glossary has been provided to explain various words and phrases that may be unfamiliar to modern readers.] I never dealt better since I was a man. No one has dealt better since Antony harangued […]

Such is Life, by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy) [chapter 3, part 3]

[Editor: This is the third part of Chapter Three of the novel Such is Life by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy). A glossary has been provided to explain various words and phrases that may be unfamiliar to modern readers.] Approaching the house, I judged by the style of window curtains that the light was in a […]

Such is Life, by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy) [chapter 3, part 2]

[Editor: This is the second part of Chapter Three of the novel Such is Life by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy). A glossary has been provided to explain various words and phrases that may be unfamiliar to modern readers.] The longer I smoked, the more charmed I was with the rounded symmetry and steady lustre of […]

Such is Life, by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy) [chapter 2, part 2]

[Editor: This is the second part of Chapter Two of the novel Such is Life by Tom Collins (Joseph Furphy). A glossary has been provided to explain various words and phrases that may be unfamiliar to modern readers.] I had a letter from him a month afterward, but as the postmark was hopelessly illegible, and […]