Special Women

And superb storytelling
by
November 1985, no. 76

Lilian’s Story by Kate Grenville

Allen & Unwin, 212pp, $14.95

Book Cover 2 Small

Bearded Ladies

by Kate Grenville

University of Queensland Press, 176pp, $8.95 pb

Special Women

And superb storytelling
by
November 1985, no. 76

What a pleasure to be reviewing Kate Grenville’s collection of stories and her novel!

First, Bearded Ladies: The stories are a delight. Ranging with ease over four continents, they portray women in a variety of relationships – girls brought face-to-face with a sexual world, women coping with men, without men, women learning to be. The writing is witty, satirical, compassionate, clear as a rock pool and as full of treasures.

Marian Eldridge reviews 'Lilian's Story' and 'Bearded Ladies' by Kate Grenville

Lilian’s Story

by Kate Grenville

Allen & Unwin, 212pp, $14.95

Book Cover 2 Small

Bearded Ladies

by Kate Grenville

University of Queensland Press, 176pp, $8.95 pb

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