‘The Golden Age’ by Joan London

Vintage Australia; $32.99

About the author Brenda Walker

Brenda Walker is an Australian writer and a Winthrop Professor of English and Cultural Studies at the University of Western Australia. Her memoir, Reading by Moonlight, was published in 2010.

 

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