The Resource Picnic at Hanging Rock, Joan Lindsay ; foreword by Maile Meloy

Picnic at Hanging Rock, Joan Lindsay ; foreword by Maile Meloy

Label
Picnic at Hanging Rock
Title
Picnic at Hanging Rock
Statement of responsibility
Joan Lindsay ; foreword by Maile Meloy
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Language
eng
Summary
"A 50th-anniversary edition of the haunting novel about the disappearance of three boarding school girls that inspired the acclaimed film--featuring a foreword by Maile Meloy, author of Do Not Become Alarmed. It was a cloudless summer day in the year 1900. Everyone at Appleyard College for Young Ladies agreed it was just right for a picnic at Hanging Rock. After lunch, a group of three girls climbed into the blaze of the afternoon sun, pressing on through the scrub into the shadows of the secluded volcanic outcropping. Farther, higher, until at last they disappeared. They never returned. Mysterious and subtly erotic, Picnic at Hanging Rock inspired the iconic 1975 film of the same name by Peter Weir. A beguiling landmark of Australian literature, it stands with Shirley Jackson's We Have Always Lived in the Castle, Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca, and Jeffrey Eugenides' The Virgin Suicides as a masterpiece of intrigue"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lindsay, Joan Weigall
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.3.L49
LC item number
P53 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Meloy, Maile
Series statement
Penguin classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Missing persons
  • Picnic grounds
  • Women college students
  • Missing persons
  • Picnic grounds
  • Women college students
  • Australia
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Label
Picnic at Hanging Rock, Joan Lindsay ; foreword by Maile Meloy
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
50th-anniversary edition.
Extent
xi, 204 pages
Isbn
9781544405070
Lccn
2017020324
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)980584048
  • 1924327
Label
Picnic at Hanging Rock, Joan Lindsay ; foreword by Maile Meloy
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
50th-anniversary edition.
Extent
xi, 204 pages
Isbn
9781544405070
Lccn
2017020324
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)980584048
  • 1924327

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