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Sophie Gee Sophie Gee i(A27291 works by)
Born: Established: 1974 Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
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1 Bright Stars : Sophie Gee on John Keats and Fanny Brawne Revisited Sophie Gee , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Monthly , December no. 52 2009; (p. 56-59)
John Keats's letters to Fanny Brawne have survived as a largely complete collection, and are now the subject of renewed interest thanks to Jane Campion's film Bright Star (released on 26 December [2009]), which retells the story of Keats's truncated passion with his 'dearest Girl'.
1 Desperate Households Sophie Gee , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 14 December vol. 113 no. 50 2008; (p. 15)

— Review of The Northern Clemency Philip Hensher , 2008 single work novel
1 The Shivers, in Slivers Sophie Gee , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 12 April 2008; (p. 25)

— Review of Disquiet Julia Leigh , 2008 single work novella
1 The Books That Changed Me : Sophie Gee Sophie Gee , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 15 July 2007; (p. 53)
Sophie Gee nominates five books that changed her including two Australian works, Clive James's Unreliable Memoirs and Randolph Stow's The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea.
1 Come, Dear Reader, Fall under a Spell Sophie Gee , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 April 2007; (p. 27)
1 14 y separately published work icon The Scandal of the Season Sophie Gee , New York (City) : Scribner , 2007 Z1377216 2007 single work novel historical fiction

'The Scandal of the Season is the story of the real-life seduction of the beautiful, clever Arabella Fermor by the charming, enigmatic nobleman Robert Petre, seventh Baron of Ingatestone. Arabella knows that other girls have been ruined by risking an affair like the one she dares to contemplate. The object of her desire, Robert Petre, is also flirting with a Jacobite plot against Queen Anne, and he knows that if his part in the conspiracy is found out he will be hanged.

'A true story, covered up in its day because it threatened to cause a sensation, this was the tale that gave rise to Alexander Pope's bestselling poem The Rape of the Lock, the era's most celebrated satirical entertainment. Watching them all with a beady eye, and taking notes and his part in the story, is an outsider, a cripple, destined to become the genius of his age - the poet Alexander Pope himself. He comes to London from the country, determined to become famous. He knows that if he fails, he will be left destitute. But can he find a story for his next poem powerful enough to make his reputation? Some people take risks because they think they'll beat the odds. Some take risks because they think they're lucky. Some because they love danger. And some do it because they're desperate. This is a story about risk.' (Publisher's blurb)

1 Two Sides to the Story : For Sophie Gee , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17-18 February 2007; (p. 32)

— Review of Helen Garner and the Meaning of Everything Alex I. Jones , 2006 single work novel
1 A Book on Pleasure that Delivers Anything But Sophie Gee , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4-5 November 2006; (p. 32-33)

— Review of Pleasure : An Almanac for the Heart Nikki Gemmell , 2006 single work prose
1 Grimmer Than Grimm Sophie Gee , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 October 2006; (p. 34)

— Review of Rosie Little's Cautionary Tales for Girls Danielle Wood , 2006 selected work short story