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Inspired by a real event of the murder of a woman in rural Mexico, Hurricane Season takes place in a world filled with superstitions and violence—violence that poisons everything around. The Witch is dead. After a group of children playing in the...
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The narrator of Baldwin?s novel is Tish nineteen, and pregnant. Her lover Fonny, father of her child, is in jail accused of rape. Flashbacks from their love affair are woven into the compelling struggle of two families to win justice for Fonny. To...
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"This is a group biography linking “four great Australian writers”: Ethel Turner, Barbara Baynton, Henry Handel Richardson and Nettie Palmer. This book is more a quartet of essays rather than one integrated study. Indeed, it might be more appropria..." Permalink
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Four Australian women writing in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries -- a time when stories of bush heroism and mateship abounded, a time when a writing career might be an elusive thing for a woman. This book is a vivid and engaging...
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