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'Back to Bool Bool' was published under the pseudonym 'Brent of Bin Bin' in 1931. Franklin's debut novel, 'My Brilliant Career' (1901) was her greatest literary success. She went on to publish another thirteen novels and three non-fiction works. Miles Franklin (Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin) was an influential Australian author and feminist committed to the development ...more
Paperback, 554 pages
Published March 25th 2012 by Oxford City Press
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Julie Bye
Jun 27, 2015 Julie Bye rated it liked it
I didn't find this the equal of other Miles Franklin novels. She seems preoccupied with social change than her art. It featured characters struggling to escape from general Aussie life to take a place in the arts world. A number of romances feature in the story with the result that you're not quite sure which is the focus. Franklin's prose is elegant as always, but read with a dictionary beside you. The dictionary in my kindle only found 50 per cent of the words.
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Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin was born in 1879 in rural Australia. My Brilliant Career, her first novel, was published to much excitement and acclaim. She moved to Sydney where she became involved in feminist and literary circles and then onto the USA in 1907.

She was committed to the development of a uniquely Australian form of literature, and she actively pursued this goal by supporting write
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