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Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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'It is 1904. At the age of forty-two, the handsome and influential Australian George Morrison, Peking correspondent for The Times of London, is considered the most eligible Western bachelor in China. But Morrison has yet to meet his match - until one night, where the Great Wall meets the sea, he encounters Mae Perkins, the ravishing and free-spirited daughter of a California millionaire, and a turbulent affair begins.

'War, meanwhile, has broken out between Russia and Japan for domination over northeast China. Morrison's colleague Lionel James has an idea that will revolutionise war correspondence. But the Russians, the Japanese, and even The Times's own editor, it seems, would rather see James hung from the nearest yardarm. James believes that only Morrison can help. Just as Mae seems to be slipping away from him, James's quest propels Morrison into her magnetic orbit once more.

'Inspired by a true story, A Most Immoral Woman is a surprising, witty and erotic tale of sexual and other obsessions set in the "floating world" of Westerners in China and Japan at the turn of the twentieth century. At its heart stands an original and devastatingly honest woman, as seen from the perspective of the extraordinary man who was drawn to love her.'

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2009 .
      Extent: 384p.
      ISBN: 9780732282769

Works about this Work

The Intrepid Explorer Elisabeth Wynhausen , 2009 single work biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 28 February - 1 March 2009; (p. 8-9)
When Morrison Met Mae Robert Hefner , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 7 March 2009; (p. 11)

— Review of A Most Immoral Woman Linda Jaivin 2009 single work novel
Fun is Kev's Middle Name D. D. McNicoll , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 3 March 2009; (p. 9)
Love and War Laid Bare Rhyll McMaster , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 14-15 March 2009; (p. 26-27) The Age , 14 March 2009; (p. 25)

— Review of A Most Immoral Woman Linda Jaivin 2009 single work novel
How Was It For You? Deborah Bogle , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 14 March 2009; (p. 14-16)
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 22 March 2009; (p. 21)

— Review of A Most Immoral Woman Linda Jaivin 2009 single work novel
Review Ian Nichols , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 28 March 2009; (p. 28)

— Review of A Most Immoral Woman Linda Jaivin 2009 single work novel
Seduced By Fiction Deborah Bogle , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 21 - 22 March 2009; (p. 20-12)

— Review of A Most Immoral Woman Linda Jaivin 2009 single work novel
The Way of the World Alison Broinowski , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 310 2009; (p. 11)

— Review of A Most Immoral Woman Linda Jaivin 2009 single work novel
War, Sex and a Battle for Love Eleanor Limprecht , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 12 April 2009; (p. 12)

— Review of A Most Immoral Woman Linda Jaivin 2009 single work novel
Q&A Linda Jaivin 2009 single work interview
— Appears in: SL : State Library of New South Wales Magazine , April vol. 2 no. 1 2009; (p. 38)
When Morrison Met Mae Robert Hefner , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 7 March 2009; (p. 11)

— Review of A Most Immoral Woman Linda Jaivin 2009 single work novel
Love and War Laid Bare Rhyll McMaster , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 14-15 March 2009; (p. 26-27) The Age , 14 March 2009; (p. 25)

— Review of A Most Immoral Woman Linda Jaivin 2009 single work novel
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 22 March 2009; (p. 21)

— Review of A Most Immoral Woman Linda Jaivin 2009 single work novel
Review Ian Nichols , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 28 March 2009; (p. 28)

— Review of A Most Immoral Woman Linda Jaivin 2009 single work novel
Seduced By Fiction Deborah Bogle , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 21 - 22 March 2009; (p. 20-12)

— Review of A Most Immoral Woman Linda Jaivin 2009 single work novel
The Way of the World Alison Broinowski , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 310 2009; (p. 11)

— Review of A Most Immoral Woman Linda Jaivin 2009 single work novel
War, Sex and a Battle for Love Eleanor Limprecht , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 12 April 2009; (p. 12)

— Review of A Most Immoral Woman Linda Jaivin 2009 single work novel
The Intrepid Explorer Elisabeth Wynhausen , 2009 single work biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 28 February - 1 March 2009; (p. 8-9)
Fun is Kev's Middle Name D. D. McNicoll , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 3 March 2009; (p. 9)
How Was It For You? Deborah Bogle , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 14 March 2009; (p. 14-16)
Q&A Linda Jaivin 2009 single work interview
— Appears in: SL : State Library of New South Wales Magazine , April vol. 2 no. 1 2009; (p. 38)
Last amended 19 May 2009 09:43:48
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