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'Civilization is made and getting madder every day.' So says Shannon Hicks in Kylie Tennant's marvellous, harsh and satiric novel. Arriving in Sydney just before World War II, Shannon, a dreamer and idealist, takes on the world of politics, business, religion... and men. The consequences are challenging and unpredictable.
Paperback, 356 pages
Published February 1st 2002 by A&R Classics (first published 1943)
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A really good read. i will endeavor to find more books by Kyle Tennant
Like the Shiralee, I think this an Australian masterpiece.
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Kylie Tennant was born in Manly, NSW, in 1912. In 1932, she married Lewis Charles Rodd. Her first novel, Tiburon, won the S. H. Prior Memorial Prize in 1935. and further novels saw her develop her social-realist style. However, her work is much more complex than suggested by the term social realism, although she conducted first-hand research to give her novels authenticity, once even spending a we ...more
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