A House is Built, by M Barnard Eldershaw

Cultural warning: quotations from this novel include racist colonial assumptions about Australia’s First Nations. Alas, despite its lineage in the history of Australian women’s writing, A House is Built by collaborative writing duo Marjorie Barnard and Flora Eldershaw hasn’t aged well.  It’s just run-of-the-mill historical fiction tracing the fortunes of a free-settler family in the … Continue reading A House is Built, by M Barnard Eldershaw