Originally Posted by Iznogood
As far as I can tell, this is the Carolyn Wells that died in 1942. The book is not listed as "hers" on her wikipedia page, but I guess it's her. So the book became public domain this year from what I can understand
No, next year (a book enters the public domain at the start of the year FOLLOWING the 50th or 70th anniversary of the author's death), but, fortunately for you, that's tomorrow
So wait until tomorrow morning, and then download it from PG Australia, and you'll be perfectly legal.