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Sisters

3.24  ·  Rating Details ·  33 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
This anthology of Australia's leading women writers - Elizabeth Jolley, Dorothy Hewett, Gillian Mears, Beth Yahp, Helen Garner and Drusilla Modjeska - explores the vexed subject of sisters. Each of the writers was asked to contribute a piece in any form - fiction or non-fiction.
Paperback, 220 pages
Published August 28th 1993 by Angus&Robertson (HarperCollins) (first published June 23rd 1993)
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Ellen
Jul 31, 2015 Ellen rated it it was ok
Helen Garner is the unequivocal standout in this bland collection. And I know it's terribly fussy, but I couldn't help but feel a parochial kind of horror at the repeated misspelling of my childhood home Goonellabah in Gillian Mears' story.
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Jan 05, 2013 Erica Womersley rated it it was amazing
Loved this book and how it put words to the relationships between women friends. A dipping into book that lets you read a chapter of choice, but I read it cover to cover!
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Drusilla Modjeska was born in England and lived in Papua New Guinea before arriving in Australia in 1971. She studied at the Australian National University and the University of New South Wales completing a PhD which was published as Exiles at Home: Australian Women Writers 1925-1945 (1981).

Modjeska's writing often explores the boundaries between fiction and non-fiction. The best known of her work
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