Patrick Morgan

Patrick Morgan is a Victorian writer and academic.

Patrick Morgan reviews 'George Johnston' by Garry Kinnane and 'A Foreign Wife' by Gillian Bouras

February–March 1987, no. 88 01 February 1987
Patrick Morgan reviews 'George Johnston' by Garry Kinnane and 'A Foreign Wife' by Gillian Bouras
Like those of Tom and Viv, and Scott and Zelda, the life story of George Johnston and Charmian Clift is a high drama of love, sickness, loyalty, passion, talent and suffering, with a tragic intensity not often found in Australian life. The lives of artists are now often turned into works of art themselves. Garry Kinnane’s biography and the ABC radio documentary based on it make George and Charmi ... (read more)