Publish date: October 1st 2013
Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
bookshelves: winter-20142015, abandoned, australia, bedside, bettie-s-law-of-excitement-lost, bloat, chick-lit, coming-of-age, e-book, empty, families, published-2012, tbr-busting-2015, next Read from May 22, 2014 to January 03, 2015 Description: An unforgettable Australian saga of sisterhood, ...
The premise of Bittersweet by Colleen McCullough holds such promise. Four strong young women – four sisters - set out to train as nurses, seeking change and independence in 1920s and 1930s Australia. I wanted and expected the story of women doing great things or at least managing life on their own; ...
Everything about the girls is unique, and there is as much time spent discussing the girls’ differences as there is discussing anything else about the story. Similarly, there is an immense emphasis on their sisterly bonds precluding any other relationships they form. While this is a key theme of the...