By D Cusack,F James
The sensational novel that surprised Australia...
Come in Spinner won the 1948 Daily telegraph novel festival. It was once first released in an abridged version in 1951, because the subject material - together with rape, abortion and prostitution - was once thought of too debatable for the time. then again, the ebook used to be an instantaneous sensation, with bookshops in either Sydney and Brisbane offered out inside of days.
Set in a attractiveness salon on the lodge South Pacific in wartime Sydney, it revolves round the lives and loves of 3 ladies - Deb, Guinea and Claire. their romantic entanglements are extra complex through the tensions of conflict, with American troops in 'occupation' and at a time while something might be acquired - for a price.
Rewritten by means of Florence James from the unique manuscript, an unabridged variation used to be first released through Angus & Robertson within the Nineteen Eighties and the e-book was once made into an ABC miniseries in 1989.
'to lose oneself in Come in Spinner is certainly a stirring and remarkable event' - the Sunday times
'Quite astonishingly readable' - the Observer
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Come in Spinner (A&R Classics) by D Cusack,F James