By Amy Witting,Ashley Hay
Amy Witting was once born in Annandale, an internal suburb of Sydney, in 1918. She attended Sydney collage, then taught French and English in kingdom faculties. starting past due in lifestyles she released six novels, including The Visit, I for Isobel, Isobel in order to the nook Shop and Maria’s War; two collections of brief tales; books of verse, Travel Diary and Beauty Is the Straw; and her Collected Poems.
She had a number of poems and brief tales released in magazines such as Quadrant and the New Yorker.
Witting used to be offered the 1993 Patrick White Prize. Isobel with a purpose to the nook Shop won the Age Book of the 12 months Award.
Amy Witting died in 2001.
‘A wry and robust novel of kin entanglements.’ Sydney Morning Herald
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