Canberra writer Alison Booth brings 19th-century Australia to life on the page in The Philosopher's Daughters

Sally Pryor
By Sally Pryor
July 10 2020 - 2:00pm
Author Alison Booth was 'driven to write fiction when I'd reached a certain point in my life'. Picture: Supplied
  • The Philosopher's Daughters, by Alison Booth. RedDoor. $24.99.

The past can often be the most comfortable place in which to dwell - even a past that was, by all accounts, inhospitable, dangerous and uncertain.

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Sally Pryor

Sally Pryor

Features Editor

As features editor at The Canberra Times, I love telling people things they didn't know - or even things they've always known - about the city we live in.

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