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The Georges' Wife
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The Georges' Wife

Elizabeth Jolley

Vera and Mr George have made a new life together but Vera's thoughts return again and again to loves and lovers, meetings and partings - the voices that echo in the mind like music. In The Georges' Wife , Elizabeth Jolley returns...

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The Well: Popular Penguins
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The Well: Popular Penguins

Elizabeth Jolley

Driving one night along the deserted track that leads to the farm, Miss Hester Harper and Katherine run into a mysterious creature. They dump the body into the farm's deep well but the voice of the injured intruder will not be...

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My Father's Moon
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My Father’s Moon

Elizabeth Jolley

Recounts the coming of age of Vera, a young, sheltered schoolgirl educated in a Quaker boarding school, with loving parents who have scrimped and saved to pay for her education. It is only when she becomes a student nurse at a...

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The Well
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The Well

Elizabeth Jolley

Miss Hester Harper, middle-aged and eccentric, brings Katherine into her emotionally impoverished life. Together they sew, cook gourmet dishes for two, run the farm, make music and throw dirty dishes down the well. One night,...

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Mr Scobie's Riddle
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Mr Scobie’s Riddle

Elizabeth Jolley

Mr Scobie's arrival at the nursing home of St Christopher and St Jude - and descent into the clutches of Matron Hyacinth Price - is accidental. Adrift in his own memories but preserving a gentle politesse, Mr Scobie stands apart...

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Miss Peabody's Inheritance
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Miss Peabody’s Inheritance

Elizabeth Jolley

In this powerful tale of love and loneliness, Elizabeth Jolley has woven two parallel stories into a dazzlingly original novel.

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Sunburnt Country: Stories of Australian Life
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Sunburnt Country: Stories of Australian Life

Elizabeth Jolley, Sally Morgan, T.a.g. Hungerford, A.b. Facey, Joan London

Sunburnt Country is an outstanding selection of autobiographical stories and short fiction about Australia and Australians. From childhood, through adolescence, work and marriage, to old age, these stories provide a lively, at...

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Sunburnt Country: Stories of Australian Life
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Sunburnt Country: Stories of Australian Life

Elizabeth Jolley, Sally Morgan, T.a.g. Hungerford, A.b. Facey, Joan London

Sunburnt Country is an outstanding selection of autobiographical stories and short fiction about Australia and Australians. From childhood, through adolescence, work and marriage, to old age, these stories provide a lively, at...

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The Newspaper of Claremont Street: Fremantle Press Treasures
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The Newspaper of Claremont Street: Fremantle Press Treasures

Elizabeth Jolley

Weekly, an old cleaning lady known as 'the newspaper', dreams of escape from the parasitic demands of the past and the present. This new edition re-introduces one of the author's most popular and distinctive characters.

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Miss Peabody's Inheritance (UQP Modern Classics)
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Miss Peabody’s Inheritance (UQP Modern Classics)

Elizabeth Jolley

In this powerful tale of love and loneliness, Elizabeth Jolley has woven two parallel stories into a dazzlingly original novel.

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Palomino
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Palomino

Elizabeth Jolley

Elizabeth Jolley's first novel is an unusual, haunting story of the deep relationship between two women, set against the solitude, beauty and harshness of the West Australian landscape.

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Foxybaby
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Foxybaby

Elizabeth Jolley

Elizabeth Jolley's celebrated novel is set in a Summer School amid an isolated and surreal landscape where nothing is quite as it appears. Miss Alma Porch, writer and tutor, travels to the School to present the outline of her...

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Five Acre Virgin & Other Stories
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Five Acre Virgin & Other Stories

Elizabeth Jolley, Caroline Lurie

Five Acre Virgin and Other Stories brings together two highly acclaimed collections of Elizabeth Jolley's short fiction. Five Acre Virgin and The Travelling Entertainer introduced Jolley as a major Australian talent and she went...

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The Newspaper of Claremont Street: Fremantle Press Treasures
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The Newspaper of Claremont Street: Fremantle Press Treasures

Elizabeth Jolley

Weekly, an old cleaning lady known as 'the newspaper', dreams of escape from the parasitic demands of the past and the present. This new edition re-introduces one of the author's most popular and distinctive characters.

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The Sugar Mother
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The Sugar Mother

Elizabeth Jolley

An aging but handsome university professor, Edwin Page, is married to Cecilia, a much younger woman who is an obstetrician and gynaecologist. When the childless Cecilia goes away for a year's study leave, Edwin finds himself more...

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The Newspaper of Claremont Street
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The Newspaper of Claremont Street

Elizabeth Jolley

Elizabeth Jolley joins the handful of Australian writers of whom it may be said that their books are able to alter the direction of one's inner life. Elizabeth Ward, Washington Post. Weekly, an old cleaning lady known as the...

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Miss Peabody's Inheritance
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Miss Peabody’s Inheritance

Elizabeth Jolley

The fourth title in the new UQP Modern Classics series by acclaimed novelist Elizabeth Jolley. In this potent tale of love and loneliness, Elizabeth Jolley has woven two parallel stories into a dazzlingly original novel. Arabella...

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An Accommodating Spouse
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An Accommodating Spouse

Elizabeth Jolley

'A fantastic book in all senses of that word' Sydney Morning Herald The Professor is married to Hazel, a diligent and generous (but rather plain) woman. She is so close to her twin, Chloe, that both women live under one roof with...

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The Vera Wright Trilogy: My Father's Moon / Cabin Fever / The Georges' Wife
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The Vera Wright Trilogy: My Father’s Moon / Cabin Fever / The Georges' Wife

Elizabeth Jolley, J M Coetzee

This moving masterpiece by one of Australia's leading novelists-now in its entirety-inaugurates Persea's series of Elizabeth Jolley revivals.

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Foxybaby
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Foxybaby

Elizabeth Jolley

Rediscovered: a witty and sophisticated classic by one of Australia's most daring and entertaining novelists.

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Mr. Scobie's Riddle
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Mr. Scobie’s Riddle

Elizabeth Jolley

A dazzling comic novel-a delightful romp and a blistering satire. Reading Jolley makes one feel alive. -Lemony Snicket.

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The Sugar Mother
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The Sugar Mother

Elizabeth Jolley

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year: a witty and sophisticated classic by one of Australia's most daring and entertaining novelists.

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The House of Fiction: Leonard, Susan and Elizabeth Jolley
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The House of Fiction: Leonard, Susan and Elizabeth Jolley

Susan Swingler, Elizabeth Jolley

Susan Swingler is the step-daughter of one of Australia's most revered writers, Elizabeth Jolley. Abandoned by her father Leonard at the age of four, Susan had no contact with the Jolley family until they found and reclaimed her...

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Miss Peabody's Inheritance
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Miss Peabody’s Inheritance

Elizabeth Jolley

A dazzling comic novel-a delightful romp and a blistering satire. Reading Jolley makes one feel alive. -Lemony Snicket.

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The Newspaper of Claremont Street
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The Newspaper of Claremont Street

Elizabeth Jolley

The old cleaning woman, known as weekly or the newspaper dreams of escape from the parasitic demands of both her past and her present - something which is unknown to the residents of Claremont Street

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Miss Peabody's Inheritance
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Miss Peabody’s Inheritance

Elizabeth Jolley

A dazzling comic novel-a delightful romp and a blistering satire. Reading Jolley makes one feel alive. -Lemony Snicket.

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Foxybaby
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Foxybaby

Elizabeth Jolley

Elizabeth Jolley's celebrated novel is set in a Summer School amid an isolated and surreal landscape where nothing is quite as it appears. Miss Alma Porch, writer and tutor, travels to the School to present the outline of her...

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The Sugar Mother
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The Sugar Mother

Elizabeth Jolley

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year: a witty and sophisticated classic by one of Australia's most daring and entertaining novelists.

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The Vera Wright Trilogy
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The Vera Wright Trilogy

Elizabeth Jolley

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Sunburnt Country
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Sunburnt Country

Sally Morgan, A.B. Facey, Elizabeth Jolley, Elizabeth Backhouse, Michal Bosworth

Sunburnt Country is an outstanding selection of autobiographical stories and short fiction about Australia and Australians. From childhood, through adolescence, work and marriage, to old age, these stories provide a lively, at...

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Sunburnt Country
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Sunburnt Country

Sally Morgan, A.B. Facey, Elizabeth Jolley, Elizabeth Backhouse, Michal Bosworth

Sunburnt Country is an outstanding selection of autobiographical stories and short fiction about Australia and Australians. From childhood, through adolescence, work and marriage, to old age, these stories provide a lively, at...

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