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Published 1 May 1996 in Volume 17 No. 3.
Cite as: Spies, Marion. ‘Review by Marion Spies.’ Australian Literary Studies, vol. 17, no. 3, 1996. https://doi.org/10.20314/als.953fa60f88.
Marion Halligan's writing dwells on the pleasures of daily life, and while readers can readily connect with this celebration of ordinariness, recognising in it patterns of our own existence, such subject matter can also provoke doubt, even distrust. A strain…