Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title


The Dyehouse

The Dyehouse( )
Author: Calthorpe, Mena
Introduction by: McFarlane, Fiona
Series title:Text Classics Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2016
Publisher:Text Publishing Company
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $9.99
Book Description:

Written with unerring skill and insight, The Dyehouseis a masterly portrait of postwar Australia, when industrial work was radically transformed by new technologies and society changed with it. Mena Calthorpe--who herself worked in a textile factory--takes us inside this world, vividly bringing to life the people of an inner-Sydney company in the mid-1950s: the bosses, middlemen and underlings; their dramatic struggles and their loves.

This powerful and affecting novel...
More Description

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Author Biography
Calthorpe, Mena (Author)
Fiona McFarlane was born in Sydney, Australia in 1978. She received a PhD from Cambridge University and an MFA from the University of Texas at Austin. Her work has appeared in several publications including The New Yorker. Her books include The Night Guest and The High Places, which won the Steele Rudd Award for a Short Story Collection at the Queensland Literary Awards in 2016 and the Dylan Thomas Prize in 2017.


Featured Books

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Carroll, Lewis
Paperback: $6.95
The Secrets We Kept
Prescott, Lara
Hardback: $26.95
These Truths
Lepore, Jill
Paperback: $19.95

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.

I do not wish to rate this title.