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BOOK REVIEW: Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay

This review does not contain spoilers.

In 1900, a class of young women from an exclusive private school go on an excursion to the isolated Hanging Rock, deep in the Australian bush. 220 more words


A Nice But Mysterious Picnic at Hanging Rock

It’s the book that has fascinated Australian readers for years and why did it take me so long to get to it? Picnic at Hanging Rock… 302 more words


Essential Reading: June 2015

Now that my BOOKLOVE update has been finally done and now that June has arrived, the business of writing my Essential Reading list for this month. 518 more words


CURRENTLY READING: Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay

I’m reading on a jet plane. I don’t know when I’ll be back again. Oh, babe, I hate to go.

This weekend I travelled up to Townsville for my Nonna’s funeral. 46 more words


Booking It + Do I Give A Flick: Picnic at Hanging Rock REVIEW

I always feel really proud of myself when I read Australian books or watch Australian TV or movies. I feel like I’m being really patriotic and supporting the Aussie industry and everything that you’re supposed to do. 700 more words


Hanging Rock


During my recent visit to Victoria, I finally made my long awaited trip to the famed Hanging Rock in the Macedon Ranges, an hour’s drive north of Melbourne. 341 more words


Checking In: Peter Weir's '70s Films and the Natural World

“Everyone agreed that the day was just right for the picnic to Hanging Rock – a shimmering summer morning warm and still, with cicadas shrilling all through breakfast from the loquat trees outside the dining-room windows and bees murmuring above the pansies bordering the drive.” – the first line of Joan Lindsay’s 1967 novel-turned-film… 432 more words