There Should Be More Dancing


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Author(s): Ham, Rosalie

"From the author of the bestselling novel The Dressmaker. Margery Blandon has led a life of principles. Now she finds herself sitting on the 43rd floor of the Tropic Hotel, preparing to throw herself to her death. She was always a principled woman, who found guidance from the wisdom of desktop calendars. She lived quietly in Gold Street, Brunswick for sixty years until events drove her to the 43rd floor of the Tropic Hotel. As she waits for the crowds in the atrium far below to disperse, she contemplates what went wrong; her best friend kept an astonishing secret from her and she can't trust the home help. It's possible her firstborn son has betrayed her, that her second son, Morris, might have committed a crime, her only daughter is trying to kill her and her dead sister Cecily helped her to this, her final downfall. Even worse, it seems Margery's life-long neighbour and enemy, now demented, always knew the truth. There Should be More Dancing is a story of Margery's reckonings on loyalty, grief and love."

About the author:

"Rosalie Ham was born and raised, in Jerilderie, NSW, Australia. She completed her secondary education at St Margaret's School, Berwick in 1972. After travelling and working at a variety of jobs (including aged care) for most of her twenties, Rosalie completed a Bachelor of Education majoring in Drama and Literature (Deakin University, 1989), and achieved a Master of Arts, Creative Writing (RMIT, Melbourne) in 2007. Her first novel, The Dressmaker was published in 2000. Her second novel, Summer at Mount Hope, was published in 2005. Rosalie has also had stories published in Meanjin, The Age, The Bulletin and Invisible Ink. When she is not writing, Rosalie teaches literature."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781864711912

Audience: General/trade

Language: English

Number of Pages: 352

Publication Date: 20120702

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE AUSTRALIA

Product Form: Paperback / softback

Dimensions (LxWxH): 196 mm129 mm25 mm 

Weight: 248 gr

 

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