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Issue Details: First known date: 2000... 2000 Walter and Mary : The Letters of Walter and Mary Richardson
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'The letters Walter and Mary Richardson wrote to each other between 1854 and 1877 depict, with often surprising frankness, a loving relationship between a man and a woman that was both mutual and enduring. Aspects of their relationship were used in their daughter's classic trilogy The Fortunes of Richard Mahony. Henry Handel Richardson and her later biographers, however, tended to focus more on the man than on the woman. Certainly, many more letters from Walter survive, and Mary's letters are much more difficult to read in the original. However, they reveal her to be at least Walter's equal in passion and devotion.' Source: Book jacket.

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  • Includes Introduction (1-8), Epilogue (264-265), family trees (266-267) and an index.

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Works about this Work

A Difficult Artist Maureen Bettle , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Redoubt , no. 29 2001; (p. 146-149)

— Review of Henry Handel Richardson : The Letters Henry Handel Richardson , 2000 selected work biography correspondence ; Walter and Mary : The Letters of Walter and Mary Richardson Walter Lindesay Richardson , Mary Richardson , 2000 selected work correspondence
Fascinating letters inspire novel Patricia Clarke , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 February 2001; (p. 16)

— Review of Walter and Mary : The Letters of Walter and Mary Richardson Walter Lindesay Richardson , Mary Richardson , 2000 selected work correspondence
What drove a woman called Henry Marilla North , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 27 January 2001; (p. 5)

— Review of Walter and Mary : The Letters of Walter and Mary Richardson Walter Lindesay Richardson , Mary Richardson , 2000 selected work correspondence
Dead letters Laurie Clancy , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January (2000-2001) no. 227 2000; (p. 24-25)

— Review of Henry Handel Richardson : The Letters Henry Handel Richardson , 2000 selected work biography correspondence ; Walter and Mary : The Letters of Walter and Mary Richardson Walter Lindesay Richardson , Mary Richardson , 2000 selected work correspondence
Dead letters Laurie Clancy , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January (2000-2001) no. 227 2000; (p. 24-25)

— Review of Henry Handel Richardson : The Letters Henry Handel Richardson , 2000 selected work biography correspondence ; Walter and Mary : The Letters of Walter and Mary Richardson Walter Lindesay Richardson , Mary Richardson , 2000 selected work correspondence
What drove a woman called Henry Marilla North , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 27 January 2001; (p. 5)

— Review of Walter and Mary : The Letters of Walter and Mary Richardson Walter Lindesay Richardson , Mary Richardson , 2000 selected work correspondence
Fascinating letters inspire novel Patricia Clarke , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 February 2001; (p. 16)

— Review of Walter and Mary : The Letters of Walter and Mary Richardson Walter Lindesay Richardson , Mary Richardson , 2000 selected work correspondence
A Difficult Artist Maureen Bettle , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Redoubt , no. 29 2001; (p. 146-149)

— Review of Henry Handel Richardson : The Letters Henry Handel Richardson , 2000 selected work biography correspondence ; Walter and Mary : The Letters of Walter and Mary Richardson Walter Lindesay Richardson , Mary Richardson , 2000 selected work correspondence
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