Through direct, colloquial language and often intense imagery, Catherine Smith invites the reader into a world at once familiar and unsettling.
Charlotte Turner was born in 1749 into the landed gentry.
Ken Smith (1938-2003) was born in Rudston, Yorkshire, the son of a farm labourer whose work meant Ken had an itinerant childhood.
Vivian Smith (b. 1933) was born and grew up in Hobart, Tasmania. He lectured in French at the University of Tasmania for ten years before moving to the University of Sydney where he was Reader in English until he retired in 1996.