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Maurice Guest

Author: Bruce Steele

Henry Handel Richardson's first novel Maurice Guest (1908) proved too big and too controversial to be published as she intended. Heinemann, her publisher, insisted on her cutting 20,000 words and made several attempts to tone down its language. Restored now for the first time in this edition, the complete novel is presented here as she had wished to see it published. Fully annotated, it includes the history of its writing, publication and reception in Europe, America and Australia.
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Bruce Steele
Clive Probyn

Henry Handel Richardson is one of Australia's most important writers. She grew up in Victoria in the late nineteenth century, and left Australia at the age of eighteen to pursue a musical career. She ...