Description - Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay
The title of this book is Picnic at Hanging Rock and is written by author Joan Lindsay. The book Picnic at Hanging Rock is published by Penguin Books. The ISBN of this book is 9780143132059 and the format is Paperback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Picnic at Hanging Rock by Joan Lindsay.
(197mm x 129mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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Author Biography - Joan Lindsay
Joan Lindsay was born Joan a Beckett Weigall in Melbourne, Australia, in 1896. She attended Clyde Girls Grammar School, the model for Appleyard College in Picnic at Hanging Rock, and the National Gallery of Victoria Art School, where she studied painting. On Valentine's Day 1922 she married Daryl Lindsay in London. She chose Valentine's Day 1900 as the setting for Picnic at Hanging Rock, her best-known work, which was first published in 1967 and is the basis for the 1975 film of the same name by Peter Weir. She died in Melbourne in 1984. Maile Meloy (foreword) is the author of the novels Do Not Become Alarmed, Liars and Saints, and A Family Daughter; the story collections Half in Love and Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It (named one of the 10 Best Books of the Year by The New York Times Book Review); and the Apothecary series, a middle-grade trilogy. She has received The Paris Review's Aga Khan Prize, the PEN/Malamud Award, the American Academy of Arts and Letters' Rosenthal Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She lives in Los Angeles.