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The Australian Fiance: A novel about desire, flight and the aftermath of war

Lazaroo, S. (2000) The Australian Fiance: A novel about desire, flight and the aftermath of war. Picador/Pan Macmillan, Sydney, NSW.

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Abstract

Singapore, 1949. A young Eurasian women, a survivor of the Japanese Occupation, meets the son of a privileged Australian family. She accompanies him to one of his parents' homes in Broome, Western Australia, with hope for a better life, despite doubts from her family.

Captivated by this life and his photography, she comes to see herself anew. But is the image true? And is it love?

Publication Type: Book
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Publisher: Picador/Pan Macmillan
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/20392
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