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Title: The Newspaper of Claremont Street : A Novel
Publisher: Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Western Australia
Publication Date: 1988
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
About this title
This is the story of an old cleaning woman, known as Weekly, or 'The Newspaper'. Unknown to the residents of Claremont Street, for whom she works, Weekly dreams of escape - escape from the parasitic demands of both her past and her present. Weekly is one of Elizabeth Jolly's major creations; one of the wiry survivors whose vulnerability is Jolley's special task of illumination. This character is perhaps the author's outstanding achievement to date, and is created with humour, sharpness, not a little sympathy, and finally, a sort of desperate calm.About the Author:
Elizabeth Jolley was born in the industrial Midlands and brought up in a half-English and three-quarters Viennese household and later in a Quaker boarding school. She went to Australia in 1959 with her husband and has written since then. She is now a part-time tutor at the Fremantle Arts Centre in Australia.
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