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Australian Women Writer's Challenge 2015 - Wrap up

This is the second year that I have participated in the AWWC and not only did I exceed my nominated level, I thoroughly enjoyed every book that I read. 186 more words

Fiction

Book review: Picnic at Hanging Rock

Today, I’m doing a book review of Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay. This is part of my Book Tour Around the World challenge, and today’s stopover is Australia. 819 more words

General

November 16 in history

42 BC – Tiberius, Roman emperor, was born (d. 37).

1272 – While travelling during the Ninth Crusade, Prince Edward became King of England upon Henry III’s death, but he will not return to England for nearly two years to assume the throne. 588 more words

History

Hanging for the picnic's end

By Michael Burge 

FORTY years since the premier of the Peter Weir film, it’s time for Australians to realise that Picnic at Hanging Rock has kept us completely fooled for five decades. 1,381 more words

Culture

Hanging half a century on a solution

FORTY years since the premier of the Peter Weir film, it’s time for Australians to realise that Picnic at Hanging Rock has kept us completely fooled for five decades. 1,390 more words

Writers

Picnic at Hanging Rock

A surprising number of human beings are without purpose, though it is probable that they are performing some function unknown to themselves.


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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

Books