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My Brilliant Career

My Brilliant Career (Paperback)

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First published in 1901, this Australian classic recounts the live of 16-year-old Sybylla Melvyn. Trapped on her parents' outback farm, she simultaneously loves bush life and hates the physical burdens it imposes. For Sybylla longs for a more refined, aesthetic lifestyle -- to read, to think, to sing -- but most of all to do great things.Suddenly her life is transformed. Whisked away to live on her grandmother's gracious property, she falls under the eye of the rich and handsome Harry Beecham. And soon she finds herself choosing between everything a conventional life offers and her own plans for a 'brilliant career'.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group Publication Date: 14/07/1980 ISBN-13: 9780860681939  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin (1879-1954) was born into a pioneering family settled in New South Wales. Between 1918 and 1933 she lived in London, and in 1933 she returned to Australia where she spent the rest of her life.

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Franklin's Sybylla Melvyn impresses with every reading. Living in rural Australia in the 1890s, she  refuses to discount a life of the mind. She knows the roles she is expected to play, but she lives without compromise.

Hannah, Gifts and Stationery

Charing Cross Rd Bookshop - 08/03/2016

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