Madeleine

Helen Trinca has captured the troubled life of Madeleine St John in this moving account of a remarkable writer. After the death of her mother when Madeleine was just twelve, she struggled to find her place in the world.

Madeleine

Madeleine

Helen Trinca has captured the troubled life of Madeleine St John in this moving account of a remarkable writer. After the death of her mother when Madeleine was just twelve, she struggled to find her place in the world. Estranging herself from her family, she eventually moved to London, publishing The Women in Black in her fifties.

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Madeleine
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Helen Trinca
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-20 - Publisher: Text Publishing

Helen Trinca has captured the troubled life of Madeleine St John in this moving account of a remarkable writer. After the death of her mother when Madeleine was just twelve, she struggled to find her place in the world. Estranging herself from her family, she eventually moved to London, publishing
A Stairway to Paradise
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Madeleine St John
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-01 - Publisher: Text Publishing

Alex and Andrew are friends. And Barbara...Barbara is a goddess. Here is the eternal triangle, the story of three people in an unhappy tangle of emotions, none able to articulate the precise quality of their longing and dissatisfaction. Are any of them truly interested in reaching the ‘paradise’ they claim
Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 19
Language: en
Pages: 970
Authors: Melanie Nolan
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-09 - Publisher: ANU Press

Volume 19 of the Australian Dictionary of Biography (ADB) contains concise biographies of individuals who died between 1991 and 1995. The first of two volumes for the 1990s, it presents a colourful montage of late twentieth-century Australian life, containing the biographies of significant and representative Australians. The volume is still
The Other Moderns
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Rebecca Hawcroft
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-04 - Publisher: NewSouth Publishing

While Harry Seidler is one of Australia’s most famous architects, little is known of his European-born contemporaries. The Other Moderns uncovers the work of Sydney’s forgotten émigré architects, interior designers, and furniture makers working from the 1930s to 1960s, and reveals their groundbreaking impact on modernist design. Highlighting the direct
The Women in Black: Text Classics
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Madeleine St John
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-26 - Publisher: Text Publishing

Written by a superb novelist of contemporary manners, The Women in Black is a fairytale which illuminates the extraordinariness of ordinary lives. The women in black are run off their feet, what with the Christmas rush and the summer sales that follow. But it's Sydney in the 1950s, and there's

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