In Pleasantville

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  • Published 20051206
  • ISBN: 9780733316722
  • Extent: 252 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm)

Sitting on the step

THE ACCENT GAVE her away. I asked: “How long have you been here?” Twenty years, she said, an English-Australian who always feels divided. “My children grew up here and they don’t want to go back. They’ve been over there, they hated London.”

“That’s OK for them. What do you want now for yourself?”

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Sylvia Lawson

Sylvia Lawson (1932–2017) wrote essays, critical journalism and fiction. She published widely on film, media and cultural politics, and worked in print and broadcast journalism,...

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