There’s always something magical about reading about a place you know and love, and for me, We That Are Left is full of them, from the city to the country and places I have known since childhood. Thanks to Stef for a lovely, thoughtful review on The Novelty Corner.
Blue willow china, lemon delicious and floral carpet; history isn’t just about war and famous people in funny costumes. History is in the great aunt’s lounge room that you visited as a child, that time capsule of tin toys and steamed puddings and jewellery that held memories of lost loves …
Over the coming weeks, I will be contributing posts to many wonderful book blogs. Thanks you to all of the bloggers helping me to promote We That Are Left. Virtual Blog Tour! We That Are Left by Lisa Bigelow
… It is often deeply moving in how we come to see that while there is much and indeed appropriate emphasis on the men who fight and suffer tragedy, so too do women. Read Christopher Bantick’s review of We That Are Left in The Weekly Times. http://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/country-living/bookshelf/we-that-are-left-by-lisa-bigelow-book-review/news-story/7b1b0cfb62beef0aaced6c453e888884
In 2007, shipwreck hunters announced that they had found the wreck near the coast of WA. It turned out to not be true but the spotlight was again on searching for the Sydney.
Excited to announce that my blog interview on Australian Women Writers is now live. You can also read the first ever review of my novel.
Torchy Blane was a sassy, blonde, fictional female reporter who starred in a series of nine films in the 1930s. Produced by Warner Bros.between 1937 and 1939, the Torchy Blane films were popular second features combining mystery, action, adventure, and fun. Read more about Torchy.
The loss of HMAS Sydney II and its 645 crew in 1941, is one of Australia’s most enduring controversies. The Australian War Memorial has documented decades of research and government enquiries. Explore the archives now.
We That Are Left is named as one of five must-read releases for August by AusRom blogsite. You can also read my interview for the Tell Us Your Backstory blog.