Restless Dolly Maunder

Restless Dolly Maunder

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Hardback Published on: 02/11/2023
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Restless Dolly Maunder
A great character driven novel!
The story itself is an interesting one - it’s the journey of a woman well ahead of her time, who isn’t ready to settle down as a wife and mother living the... READ MORE
Tilly Fitzgerald

Synopsis

Longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2024

Dolly Maunder is born at the end of the nineteenth century, when society's long-locked doors are just starting to creak ajar for determined women. Growing up in a poor farming family in rural New South Wales, Dolly spends her life doggedly pushing at those doors. A husband and two children do not deter her from searching for love and independence.

Restless Dolly Maunder is a subversive, triumphant tale of a pioneering woman working her way through a world of limits and obstacles, who is able - despite the cost - to make a life she could call her own.

  • Publisher: Canongate Books
  • ISBN: 9781805302483
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Weight: 370g
  • Dimensions: 224 x 140 x 24 mm

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Restless Dolly Maunder
Brilliant Australian historical fiction.
4.5★s Restless Dolly Maunder is the eleventh novel by award-winning Australian author, Kate Grenville. In the late nineteenth Century, Sarah Catherine Maun... READ MORE
Marianne Vincent
Restless Dolly Maunder
wonderful book by a wonderful author
Ive always loved Kate Grenville's work- I think "idea of perfection" is still one of my favourite books - and was pleased to find this was another success.... READ MORE
jean
Restless Dolly Maunder
Women's Prize for Fiction Shortlisted
So this has been shortlisted for the Women's Prize for fiction. I will confess I hadn't fancied it from the description - but when the shortlist was annou... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp