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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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?
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