Title Trooper to the Southern Cross
Book Condition Very Good
Size 177 pages
Publisher London Virago c1934, 1985
0860685926 / 9780860685920
Seller ID 7352
Light spine and cover creases, edgewear, clean pages pale brown, edges a bit darker as is common with these Virago editions. Virago price sticker on back cover; no loose pages.; Introduction by Tony Gould. Originally published in London in 1934 under the male pseudonym Leslie Parker. It is the lively, and humorous account of a doctor and his family returning to Australia on a troopship after World War I. It is based on Thirkell's own experiences on her voyage to Australia with Lance Thirkell and her two small sons.; Image is actual copy on offer.
British Woman Author, Australia, World War I, Troop Ship, Novel, Doctor, Virago 171