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Cold Light by Frank Moorhouse

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November 2011, no. 336

Cold Light by Frank Moorhouse

Vintage, $32.95 pb, 736 pp, 9781741661262

Cold Light by Frank Moorhouse

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November 2011, no. 336

Admirers of the first two volumes in Frank Moorhouse’s ‘Edith Trilogy’, Grand Days (1993) and Dark Palace (2000), will remember the gripping and heartbreaking scene at the end of Dark Palace in which Edith Campbell Berry, her British husband, Ambrose, and several of their senior colleagues are humiliatingly informed, in the cruellest possible way, that after two decades of hard work for the now-defunct League of Nations, their presence is neither required nor welcome in the ranks of the new United Nations.

Kerryn Goldsworthy reviews 'Cold Light' by Frank Moorhouse

Cold Light

by Frank Moorhouse

Vintage, $32.95 pb, 736 pp, 9781741661262

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