By Robyn Annear
In this much-loved e-book, Robyn Annear resurrects the village that was once early Melbourne – from the arriving of white settlers in 1835 until eventually the 1st gold rushes shook town – and brings it to lifestyles in bright colour.
Bearbrass was once one of many neighborhood names during which Melbourne was once identified and Annear offers a desirable residing portrait of the streetlife of this city. In a full of life and fascinating sort, she overlays her reinvention of Bearbrass together with her personal impressions and reviews of the trendy urban, allowing Melburnians and viewers to visualize the early township and remind themselves of the wealthy historical past that lies underneath trendy smooth metropolis.
The unique Bearbrass received the A.A. Phillips Award for Australian reviews within the 1995 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards.
‘... [Annear] writes with an historian's eye for element and an aptitude for ironic remark. An affectionate trip, wealthy intimately and character.’ —The Age
Robyn Annear is an ex-typist who lives in state Victoria with a person else's husband. She is the writer of A urban misplaced and located, Bearbrass, not anything yet Gold, the guy Who misplaced Himself, and Fly a insurgent Flag. She has additionally written numerous items for The Monthly magazine.
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