The Women in Black - Text Classics

Author(s): Madeleine St John; Bruce Beresford (Introduction by)


"A pocket masterpiece. A jewel."--Hilary Mantel

A classic novel about the women working in the ladies' frocks section of a department store in Sydney in the 1950s. Written by a superb novelist of contemporary manners, The Women in Black is a fairy tale that illuminates the extraordinariness of ordinary lives.


Product Information

Madeleine St John is the author of A Pure Clear Light, The Essence of the Thing (which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize), and Stairway to Paradise.

General Fields

  • : 9781921922299
  • : Text Publishing Company
  • : Text Publishing Company
  • : April 2012
  • : April 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Madeleine St John; Bruce Beresford (Introduction by)
  • : Paperback
  • : 256