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Published 1 May 1985 in Volume 12 No. 1.
Cite as: Turner, Graeme. ‘Review by Graeme Turner.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 12, no. 1, 1985. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.f65eaa0b8c.
This is a book I was eager to read. I have long been an admirer of Peter Pierce's writing, and the subject ofthe study- the trope ofthe lost child within Australian narrative - is a rich and fascinating one. Also…