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Author: Dymphna Cusack
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The Half Burnt Tree by Dymphna Cusack



Bozs said: Második kedvencem Cusack-tól és ezzel kiolvastam az össze magyarul megjelent könyvét ha jól. Dymphna Cusack AM (21 September 1902 - 19 October 1981) was an Australian author. Born in West Wyalong, New South Wales, Dymphna Cusack was educated at St Ursula's College, and graduated from Sydney University with an honours degree in Arts and a diploma in Education. She worked as a teacher until she retired in 1944 for health reasons. Cusack wrote twelve novels (two of which were collaborations), Dymphna Cusack AM (21 September 1902 - 19 October 1981) was an Australian author

The Half-Burnt Tree (1969) is a novel by Australian writer Dymphna Cusack. The novel follows the story of three people living in the fictional NSW north-coast town of Doolinba: a man returned from Vietnam, scarred and damaged; the woman in charge of the local post office, embittered by marriage; and an indigenous boy, orphaned and afraid

The playwright and novelist Ellen Dymphna Cusack, born in 1902, graduated from the University of Sydney in 1925. Despite being of fragile health, she taught in schools across country NSW for almost 20 years. She published her first novel, Jungfrau, in 1936. After the war, Cusack travelled through Europe, China and Russia for 20 years with her partner Norman Freehill, a journalist and member of the Communist Party. She wrote nine more novels - including Southern Steel (1953), Picnic Races (1962), Black Lightning (1964) and The Half-Burnt Tree (1969) - and several plays, before her death in 1981.

The Half-Burnt Tree (1969) is a novel by Australian writer Dymphna Cusack. 1. Dymphna Cusack – Ellen Dymphna Cusack AM was an Australian author. Born in Wyalong, New South Wales, Cusack was educated at Saint Ursulas College, Kingsgrove, and graduated from the University of Sydney with a degree in Arts. She worked as a teacher until she retired in 1944 for health reasons and her illness was confirmed in 1978 as multiple sclerosis. Cusack wrote twelve novels, seven plays, three books, two childrens books and one non-fiction book. Her collaborative novels were Pioneers on Parade with Miles Franklin, the play Red Sky at Morning was filmed in 1944, starring Peter Finch.

The Half - Burnt Tree. 1969) A novel by Dymphna Cusack. Then she saw again the dark figure rise, poised on the wavetop. Paul, a Vietnam vet disfigured by a napalm attack, has recently been deserted by his horrified wife.

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The Half-Burnt Tree (1969) deals partly with the Vietnam War and partly with Aboriginal problems. A Bough in Hell (1971) focuses on alcoholism. Cusack has also been described as a feminist and liberal humanist writer; women and sexuality are naturally recurring themes for her. Her novels centre on female characters and the double standards and sexual morality of her time along with the pressures on women to conform to standards of femininity.

The Half-Burnt Tree, 1969. A Bough in Hell, 1971. They worked together on a children’s book, Four Winds and a Family (1946), before rigorously planning and writing their classic wartime epic of Sydney, Come In Spinner (1951), which won the £1000 prize in the novel competition run by the Sydney Daily Telegraph in 1946.