The Transit of VenusBook - 1990
Tells the story of two orphan sisters, Caroline and Grace Bell, as they leave Australia to start a new life in post-war England. What happens to these young women--seduction and abandonment, marriage and widowhood, love and betrayal--becomes as moving and wonderful and yet as predestined as the transits of the planets themselves. A story of place: Sydney, London, New York, Stockholm; of time: from the fifties to the eighties; and above all, of women and men in their passage through the displacements and absurdities of modern life.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Group, 1990, c1980.
Branch Call Number: FIC Hazza
Characteristics: 337 pages ; 20 cm.