The Women in Black

by Madeleine St John

$24.99

ISBN
9781925773330
FORMAT
Hardback
NUMBER OF PAGES
240

Product Description

Written by a superb novelist of contemporary manners, The Women in Blackis 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 still just enough time left on a hot and frantic day to dream and scheme...By the time the last marked-down frock has been sold, most of the staff of the Ladies' Cocktail section at F. G. Goode's have been launched into slightly different careers.With the lightest touch and the most tender of comic instincts, Madeleine St John conjures a vanished summer of innocence. The Women in Blackis a great novel, a lost Australian classic.
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