Anastasia Gessa-Liveriadis: The Lace Tablecloth

Macedonian migration

Carol Middleton

 

The Lace Tablecloth
by Anastasia Gessa-Liveriadis
Sid Harta, $24.95 pb, 358 pp, 1921829389

 

The Lace Tablecloth is the second novel by Anastasia Gessa-Liveriadis, who was born in Macedonia in 1935. It is the story of Tasia, who ostensibly serves as the author’s alter ego, living through World War II and the civil war in Macedonia, before emigrating to Australia as a young woman.

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Carol Middleton

Carol Middleton

Carol Middleton is a journalist, arts critic and author, based in Melbourne. Her short story awards include second place in the Age competition. She is published in the anthology Melbourne Subjective. Carol is a regular storyteller for Stonnington libraries.



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