Madeleine St. John


Born
in Sydney, Australia
November 12, 1941

Died
June 18, 2006

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Average rating: 3.6 · 8,920 ratings · 1,284 reviews · 6 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Women in Black

3.62 avg rating — 7,770 ratings — published 1993 — 46 editions
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The Essence of the Thing

3.51 avg rating — 680 ratings — published 1997 — 17 editions
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Una donna quasi perfetta

3.36 avg rating — 319 ratings — published 1996 — 16 editions
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A Stairway to Paradise

3.43 avg rating — 146 ratings — published 1999 — 10 editions
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Friends for Dinner

4.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1991
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Eine heimliche Affäre

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“I had not imagined you to have such a story to tell - you Australians are mysterious people, no one would guess that this is a place where people can also suffer. It is the constant sunshine, it hides everything but itself.”
Madeleine St. John, The Women in Black

“the worst of it was that she had forgotten her book; she had nothing to read.”
Madeleine St. John, The Women in Black

“A clever girl is the most wonderful thing in all Creation you know: you must never forget that. People expect men to be clever. They expect girls to be stupid or at least silly, which very few girls really are, but most girls oblige them by acting like it. So you just go away and be as clever as ever you can: put their noses out of joint for them. It's the best thing you could possibly do, you and all the clever girls in this city and the world.”
Madeleine St. John, The Women in Black

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