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Wearing Paper Dresses (Anne Brinsden, Macmillan)

Life is tough in the Mallee in the 1950s, and when city sophisticate Elise, brimming with artistic and musical talent, is uprooted with her young children to her father-in-law’s wheat and sheep farm, the harsh landscape, lack of stimulation and hostile reception begin to stoke her ‘nerves’. She develops a...

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