Tirra Lirra by the River Author:Jessica Anderson For Nora Porteous, life is a series of escapes. To escape her tightly knit small-town family, she marries, only to find herself confined again, this time in a stifling Sydney suburb with a selfish, sanctimonious husband. With a courage born of desperation and sustained by a spirited sense of humour, Nora travels to London, and it is there that s... more »he becomes the woman she wants to be. Or does she?
Winner of the Miles Franklin Award, Australia's most prestigious literary prize« less