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Review: Picnic at Hanging Rock – Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh

First published in The Times, Tuesday January 17 2017

Three Stars

The title is perhaps most familiar to international audiences from Peter Weir’s acclaimed 1975 film adaptation. 374 more words

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Picnic at Hanging Rock

14/01/17

Lyceum, Edinburgh

A cult novel by Joan Lindsay that became a cult movie, directed by Peter Weir, Picnic at Hanging Rock has long exerted a powerful influence on the Australian psyche – so much so that even to this day, this entirely fictional story is believed by most Australians to be based on fact. 385 more words

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Hanging Rock, Mt Macedon and the Camel's Hump - Melbourne Part I

                                        “Is all that we see or seem but a dream within a dream? ”                                                         Edgar Allan Poe,  A Dream Within a Dream 2,462 more words

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Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay Review

Publication: 1967
Publisher:  Penguin Classics
Pages:  208 pages
Source: Bookmobile
Genre: Fiction, Classics, Gothic, Australian Literature
My Rating: ⛤⛤⛤⛤

Where most books have a small disclaimer on the fiction of the novel readers are about to read, written just below the publication date and other nonsense no one bothers with,  480 more words

Picnic at Hanging Rock -Joan Lindsay

To the next person who reads this book:

Picnic at Hanging Rock, set in Bendigo, Victoria, is a mysterious, haunting story that has many moments that are chilling. 240 more words

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ON THIS DAY: November 16, 2016

November 16th is

National Button Day *

National Fast Food Day

Have a Party with Your Bear Day

International Day for Tolerance *

UNESCO Day * 686 more words

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Quote of the day

Time – whether you are burning it up or falling in love or spreading it out thin in a dentist’s waiting room – is a commodity that cannot be weighed out and measured by clocks.  9 more words