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y Bittersweet single work   novel   historical fiction  
Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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'Bittersweet is an enthralling tale of women - and of love.

'This is the story of two sets of twins, Edda and Grace, Tufts and Kitty, who struggle against all the restraints, prohibitions, laws and prejudices of 1920s Australia. Only the submissive yet steely Grace burns for marriage; the sleekly sophisticated Edda burns to be a doctor, the down-to-earth but courageous Tufts burns never to marry, and the too-beautiful, internally scarred Kitty burns for a love free from male ownership.

'Turbulent times, terrible torments, but the four magnificent Latimer sisters, each so different, love as women do: with tenderness as well as passion, and with hearts roomy enough to hold their men, their children, their careers and their sisters.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication:

    For Val and Alex Martinez

    with

    much love and many thanks

    for all the kindness

    through the long years

  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney South, South Sydney area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2013 .
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      Extent: 480p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 October 2013
      ISBN: 9781460701270
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Simon and Schuster , 2014 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 352p.
      Note/s:
      • Published August 2014
      ISBN: 9781476755410
Alternative title: Les Quatre Filles Du Révérend Latimer
Language: French
    • Paris,
      c
      France,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      l'Archipel , 2015 .
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      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 452p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 9 June 2015
      ISBN: 9782809817058

Works about this Work

A Return to the Thorny Question of Romance for Colleen McCullough Linda Morris , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25 September 2013; The Age , 26 September 2013; The Canberra Times , 26 September 2013;
Bored McCullough is Back Flirting with Romance Fiction Linda Morris , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 27 September 2013; (p. 19)
Ponting Returns for Huge Innings Linda Morris , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 28 September 2013 2013; The Canberra Times , 28 September 2013; The Sydney Morning Herald , 28-29 September 2013; (p. 14)
Success a Thorn in Author's Side 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 5 October 2013; (p. 3)
Lion Among the Christians Matthew Condon , 2013 single work biography
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 5 October 2013; (p. 12-15)
Feisty Sisters Triumph in a Ripping Yarn Sue Green , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 5-6 October 2013; (p. 22)

— Review of Bittersweet Colleen McCullough 2013 single work novel
Love in Its Many Dimentions Linda Morris , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 20 October 2013; (p. 9) The Sydney Morning Herald , 19 October 2013; (p. 12)

— Review of Bittersweet Colleen McCullough 2013 single work novel
Satisfying Plot is Thickened With Gift of Gab Daphne Guinness , 2013 single work
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 26 October 2013; (p. 20) The Age , 26 October 2013; (p. 30) The Sydney Morning Herald , 26-27 October 2013; (p. 28-29)

— Review of Bittersweet Colleen McCullough 2013 single work novel
Bittersweet Elaine Fry , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 23-24 November 2013; (p. 29)

— Review of Bittersweet Colleen McCullough 2013 single work novel
[Untitled] Belinda Willis , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 November vol. 2 November no. 2013; (p. 20)

— Review of Bittersweet Colleen McCullough 2013 single work novel
The Fiery Fascinator Maureen Eppen , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Good Reading , October 2013; (p. 22-24)
'Warm, witty and sharp as a box of tacks, Colleen McCullough has an irrepressibly positive attitude toward life. She talks from her Norfolk Island home to Maureen Eppen about preferring money to literary acclaim, the grimness of life during the Depression as outlined in her new novel, and how beauty is not essential for a woman to fascinate a man.' (Publication abstract)
Feisty Sisters Triumph in a Ripping Yarn Sue Green , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 5-6 October 2013; (p. 22)

— Review of Bittersweet Colleen McCullough 2013 single work novel
Love in Its Many Dimentions Linda Morris , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 20 October 2013; (p. 9) The Sydney Morning Herald , 19 October 2013; (p. 12)

— Review of Bittersweet Colleen McCullough 2013 single work novel
Satisfying Plot is Thickened With Gift of Gab Daphne Guinness , 2013 single work
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 26 October 2013; (p. 20) The Age , 26 October 2013; (p. 30) The Sydney Morning Herald , 26-27 October 2013; (p. 28-29)

— Review of Bittersweet Colleen McCullough 2013 single work novel
Bittersweet Elaine Fry , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 23-24 November 2013; (p. 29)

— Review of Bittersweet Colleen McCullough 2013 single work novel
[Untitled] Belinda Willis , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 November vol. 2 November no. 2013; (p. 20)

— Review of Bittersweet Colleen McCullough 2013 single work novel
A Return to the Thorny Question of Romance for Colleen McCullough Linda Morris , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25 September 2013; The Age , 26 September 2013; The Canberra Times , 26 September 2013;
Bored McCullough is Back Flirting with Romance Fiction Linda Morris , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 27 September 2013; (p. 19)
Ponting Returns for Huge Innings Linda Morris , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 28 September 2013 2013; The Canberra Times , 28 September 2013; The Sydney Morning Herald , 28-29 September 2013; (p. 14)
Success a Thorn in Author's Side 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 5 October 2013; (p. 3)
Lion Among the Christians Matthew Condon , 2013 single work biography
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 5 October 2013; (p. 12-15)
The Fiery Fascinator Maureen Eppen , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: Good Reading , October 2013; (p. 22-24)
'Warm, witty and sharp as a box of tacks, Colleen McCullough has an irrepressibly positive attitude toward life. She talks from her Norfolk Island home to Maureen Eppen about preferring money to literary acclaim, the grimness of life during the Depression as outlined in her new novel, and how beauty is not essential for a woman to fascinate a man.' (Publication abstract)
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