A Descant for Gossips (UQP Modern Classics) by Thea Astley

By Thea Astley

This fashionable reissue of 1 of Thea Astley’s most interesting early novels is a vintage tale of small-town existence. schoolteachers are attracted to one another via their hindrance for a lonely younger lady. so long as Vinny Lalor may perhaps take into account she have been at the edge of things—in her relatives and in school. yet because the ultimate time period of the yr progresses, rumor and malice mount opposed to Vinny and her academics, sweeping them towards scandal and, for certainly one of them, catastrophe. A Descant for Gossips used to be Thea Astley’s moment novel, published in 1960 in England and Australia. In 1983 it was once tailored for tv by means of the ABC.

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