yLilian's StoryKate Grenville,
Sydney:Allen and Unwin,1985Z10390661985single work novel (taught in 5 units)Madness, cruelty and sexuality permeate the house where she grew up. but Lilian's
sights are set on education, love and - finally - her own transcendent
forms of independence.
Lilian Singer, who starts life at the beginning of the twentieth century
as the daughter of a prosperous middle-class Australian family and ends
it as a cheerfully eccentric bag-lady living on the streets, quoting
Shakespeare for a living.