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charmian and george

the marriage of george johnston and charmian clift

 

 max brown

 

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This is the account of the tempestuous personal and professional partnership of writers George H. Johnston and Charmian Clift. After their marriage they left Australia with their young family, they worked in London before relocating to the Greek Islands to try living by the pen. George Johnston returned to Australia to received the accolades of his Miles Franklin Winner My Brother Jack. Charmian moved back to Sydney with her children, after which her novels Mermaid Singing and Peel Me a Lotus became successes.

In the meantime their marriage was disintegrating under the pressures of their drinking habits and the problems their children had settling into life in Sydney.

In July 1969 Charmian committed suicide on the eve of the publication of Johnston's second Miles Franklin Award and sequel to My Brother Jack

255 pp   -   Paperback   -   Published 2004

 

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