9781922458582

Elizabeth Macarthur's Letters

Kate Grenville


Format: Hardback
Published: March 2022

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These letters were the starting point for Kate Grenville's bestselling novel A Room Made of Leaves. They inspired the portrait of her imagined Elizabeth Macarthur: shrewd, subtle, passionate. And they offer a glimpse into the complex inner life of one of our most powerful foremothers. Yet, until now, a general reader could only access a handful of them.

This book offers an edited selection, with commentary from Grenville, of the many letters Elizabeth Macarthur wrote 'home' from colonial Sydney over her long life-letters in which we can hear the voice of a remarkable woman. Circumstances confronted her with huge challenges, but also gave her opportunities unknown to most women of the time. It was a life of tumult, of griefs and joys-all faced with spirit, and recorded in this lively and engaging correspondence.

Details
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781922458582
  • Published: March 2022
  • Publisher: Text Publishing
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Width (mm): 153
  • Height (mm): 234
  • Depth (mm): Not specified
  • Weight (g): Not specified

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