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Rosalie Ham

Autor(a) de The Dressmaker

9+ Works 987 Membros 43 Críticas

About the Author

Rosalie Ham is an Australian author, stage and radio play writer. She was born on August 11, 1955 in Jerilderie, New South Wales. She is best known for her first novel, The Dressmaker, which has been adapted into a film with Kate Winslet in the lead role. In addition, Ham has also written short mostrar mais stories for various Australian publications, including Meanjin, The Age, and The Bulletin. Her other works include Summer at Mount Hope, There Should Be Dancing, and The Year of the Farmer. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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Obras por Rosalie Ham

The Dressmaker (2000) 713 exemplares, 27 críticas
Summer at Mount Hope (2005) 94 exemplares, 3 críticas
The Dressmaker's Secret (2020) 71 exemplares, 3 críticas
The Year of the Farmer (2018) 63 exemplares, 3 críticas
There Should Be More Dancing (2011) 36 exemplares, 7 críticas
La modista (2015) 7 exemplares
De dochter van de wijnmaker (2016) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Dressmaker (2015) — Original novel — 72 exemplares, 2 críticas

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1955-01-13
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
Australia
Locais de residência
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Educação
Deakin University
RMIT Melbourne

Membros

Críticas

Old Aussie vibes, Reminds me of Nana.
 
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T.E.Bunny | 26 outras críticas | Apr 5, 2024 |
Brunswick. Margery is old, surrounded by crossstich and a dilapidated house. Her children think she should be in a home. Her life seemed to be clearcut but as the stress of her children’s pressure come to bear she finds that the past is not what she thought it was. Maybe her sister’s death should not have ruled her life. Maybe her sons and daughter are not as they seem. Maybe her marriage wasn’t what she thought. Maybe her prejudices and bigotry are not as necessary as they seem. There is the lure of the atrium of the posh hotel as a useful place to commit suicide, and the luxurious room to sit and contemplate the past. Margery has another look at the world not all contained in crossstich mottoes. A fascinating vivid picture of one woman’s life.… (mais)
 
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arkayspark | 6 outras críticas | Mar 24, 2024 |
A thoroughly enjoyable read. Ham's characterisations are believable and the interactions between various members of the storyline is entertaining.
 
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ElizabethCromb | 2 outras críticas | Mar 14, 2024 |
I read this because it was a gift. It is well outside my comfort reading zone in many ways, although I do like recent-history stories, and Australiana.

However, I struggled with reading the story, typically only getting through 2-3 pages at a sitting. I found the majority of the characters unlikeable at best, and many of the reflections on small town life to be particularly unpleasant. Essentially a dystopia set in 1950s rural Australia.
 
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fred_mouse | 26 outras críticas | Dec 27, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
9
Also by
1
Membros
987
Popularidade
#26,088
Avaliação
½ 3.5
Críticas
43
ISBN
83
Línguas
6

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