Swords and Crowns and Rings: Text Classics by Ruth Park

By Ruth Park

Ruth Park's Miles Franklin-winning novel brilliantly conjures up Australia in the middle of the good melancholy.

Growing up in an Australian state city prior to global conflict I, Jackie Hanna and Cushie Moy are carefree and blameless of their love for every different. yet Jackie is a dwarf, and his devotion to the attractive Cushie is condemned by way of her mom and dad. this can be the tale in their lifelong odyssey, and of the triumph of a distinct type of courage.?

Written with heat and affection, Swords and Crowns and earrings is a robust tale approximately human nature and the energy of an not going love.? Ruth Park brilliantly captures the temper of Australia within the first a part of the 20 th century.?

Ruth Park, born in New Zealand in 1917, spent so much of her grownup lifestyles in Australia. She used to be commonly learn and well-loved for her books, which have been as both profitable for adults as for kids. She is better identified for the novels The Harp within the South, terrible Man's Orange and Swords and Crowns and jewelry, for which she received the 1977 Miles Franklin Award.

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