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Ann Blake

Ann Blake is a Melbourne writer who taught English at La Trobe.

Ann Blake reviews 'Tall Poppies: Successful Australian women talk to Susan Mitchell' by Susan Mitchell

November 1984, no. 66 01 November 1984
Tall Poppies is an addition to the literature of ‘women of achievement’. Susan Mitchell’s slim paperback, with its pretty cover photograph of Iceland poppies, is deliberately written in a ‘simple and conversational’ style because, she says, she wants to reach ‘as many people as possible’. But her audience is women only; this is a tract for our times. The nine tape recorded interviews ... (read more)