With this warning, Sybylla confesses to her rich and handsome suitor that she is given to writing stories and bound, therefore, on a brilliant career. In this ironically titled and exuberant work by Miles Franklin, originally published in 1901, Sybylla tells the story of growing up passionate and rebellious in rural New South Wales, where the most that girls could hope for was to marry or to teach.
"Great book! "
A unique audiobook that truly the whole family will enjoy, everyone will be able to relate to at least one member of the Tripp Family characters! Nick Tripp reluctantly begins yet another car trip across Australia with his family, which quickly develops into something far more. Soon the whole family is involved in tracking down some suspected koala kidnappers! The nail-biting adventure is interspersed with a mad-cap variety show and original catchy songs.
Under the camphor laurel, bonds are made and broken - even the special friendship between Melissa and Julietta can't escape the rustling winds of change. Anyone who has ever had a best friend will recognise the bittersweet moments of companionship captured with poignancy and affection in Camphor Laurel.