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Kristin Hammett

Kristin Hammett is a doctoral student in twentieth century Australian Literature at the University of Sydney

Kristin Hammett reviews 'Marilyn's Almost Terminal New York Adventure' by Justine Ettler

April 1996, no. 179 01 April 1996
Marilyn’s Almost Terminal New York Adventure offers all the ingredients that have made Justine Ettler’s name to date: sex, drugs, tough women, bad men, and rough prose. Thankfully it does leave behind some, though not all, of the relentless violence of The River Ophelia. Marilyn is not as hell-bent on the same masochistic path as Ettler’s earlier heroine, Justine, and the novel admits a ligh ... (read more)