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End of the Morning, The

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End of the Morning, The

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SKU: 9781742238166 Categories: , , Product ID: 798616

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Title: End of the Morning, The
Author: CLIFT CHARMIAN
Illustrator: WHEATLEY NADIA (ED)
Format: PAPERBACK
Publication date: 01/04/2024
Imprint: NEW SOUTH WALES UNI PRESS
Price: $35.00
Publishing status: Active

In those days the end of the morning was always marked by the quarry whistle blowing the noon knock-off. Since everybody was out of bed very early, morning then was a long time, or even, if you came to think about it, a round time symmetrical anyway, and contained under a thin, radiant, dome shaped cover

During the years of the Great Depression, Cressida Morley and her eccentric family live in a weatherboard cottage on the edge of a wild beach. Outsiders in their small working-class community, they rant and argue and read books and play music and never feel themselves to be poor. Yet as Cressida moves beyond childhood, she starts to outgrow the place that once seemed the centre of the world. As she plans her escape, the only question is: who will she become?

The End of the Morning is the final and unfinished autobiographical novel by Charmian Clift. Published here for the first time, it is the book that Clift herself regarded as her most significant work. Although the author did not live to complete it, the typescript left among her papers was fully revised and stands alone as a novella. It is published here alongside a new selection of Clift s essays and an afterword from her biographer Nadia Wheatley.

ISBN: 9781742238166
Dimension: 210mm X 135mm
Edition: 01

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Dimensions 210 × 135 mm