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The story of an old woman cannibal who, using her two beautiful daughters, lures young men into her camp then kills them and eats them. However, the last two men remaining realise what she is doing and hatch a successful plan to outwit her.
Includes annotations by Francesca Merlan.
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'Elsey Station has long been famous as the setting for We of the Never-Never, Jeannie Gunn's Australian classic of pioneering outback life. In Big River Country, the Elsey is revealed through the words of the country's original inhabitants, the Mangarrayi and Yangman people of the Roper River area...' (Source: back cover)