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The Vera Wright Trilogy

(2010)
(A book in the Vera Wright Trilogy series)
An omnibus of novels by

 
 
This moving masterpiece by one of Australia's leading novelists - now in its entirety - inaugurates Persea's series of Elizabeth Jolley revivals. Set in 1940s wartime England, the trilogy follows young Vera, who leaves her cultivated Midlands home to become a nurse in a military hospital and is catapulted into adulthood through unorthodox love entanglements with both men and women, two illegitimate children, and finally emigration to Australia, where, from her new vantage point - now a doctor and writer - she looks back on her life's journey. Combining the beauty of Virginia Woolf with the spare, heartbreaking insightfulness of Jean Rhys, the trilogy is both a literary tour de force and an accessible, universal portrait of a woman in search of sustaining love.

Genre: Historical

Praise for this book

"The Vera Wright Trilogy stands out as the most ambitious and most accomplished work in Elizabeth Jolley's oeuvre." - J M Coetzee


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Used availability for Elizabeth Jolley's The Vera Wright Trilogy

Hardback Editions

April 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Vera Wright Trilogy
Author(s): Elizabeth Jolley
ISBN: 0-89255-401-0 / 978-0-89255-401-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Persea Books
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Paperback Editions

March 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Vera Wright Trilogy: My Father's Moon / Cabin Fever / The Georges' Wife (Karen & Michael Braziller Books)
Author(s): Elizabeth Jolley
ISBN: 0-89255-352-9 / 978-0-89255-352-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Persea
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

April 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Vera Wright Trilogy: My Father's Moon / Cabin Fever / The Georges' Wife (Karen & Michael Braziller Books)
Author(s): Elizabeth Jolley
Publisher: Persea
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA