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Girl with a Monkey

(1958)
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Loneliness has driven a young school teacher in a small North Queensland town to form an unlikely relationship with a road worker. Harry is older and more experienced than Elsie, but vulnerable through his possessive love for her.

In an attempt to escape from him, Elsie obtains a transfer. Her last day in town is spent trying to avoid Harry, fearing the violence of his reaction to her desertion and their inevitable encounter.

Girl with a Monkey is Thea Astley's first novel.

Genre: Inspirational    Get it on Google Play

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Paperback Editions

January 2012 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Girl with a Monkey
Author(s): Thea Astley
ISBN: 1-74331-566-X / 978-1-74331-566-8 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
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January 1987 : UK Paperback
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Title: Girl with a Monkey
Author(s): Thea Astley
ISBN: 0-14-009881-X / 978-0-14-009881-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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1977 : UK Paperback

Title: Girl With A Monkey
Author(s): Thea Astley
ISBN: 0-17-005172-2 / 978-0-17-005172-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons
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Kindle Editions

December 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Girl with a Monkey
Author(s): Thea Astley
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA