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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 Cat and Fiddle
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'Cat & Fiddle centres on two families whose lives become entwined at the country estate of Bourne Abbey. While Dr Choudhury is busy advising Henry Bourne on the restoration of the abbey to its former glory, his wife's main concern is marrying off their three children, whose chances of good matches are dwindling by the day. Thankfully, for the royal family always seems to have a solution to her problems: how to find a wife for a reluctant son; how to manage a difficult father-in-law; and, of course, how not to deal an inter-faith relationship.

'Then there's the Bourne family. Henry's wife, Thea, is feeling lost, now that she's got the lifestyle she's always longed for. His elder brother, Richard, a successful London barrister, finds himself increasingly drawn to the family home — the inheritance that he's given up. Meanwhile, Henry just wants to keep the peace, but that's proving to be tricky . . .

'And finally, there's Bourne Abbey itself: the repository of an ancient mystery that links the histories and cultures of the Bournes and the Choudhurys in a way that no one could have anticipated.' (Publication summary)

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First known date: 2011
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    • Brunswick, Brunswick - Coburg area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Scribe , 2013 .
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      Extent: 512p.
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      • Published 30 January 2013
      ISBN: 9781921844720

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One Small Hitch Deborah Bogle , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 4 May 2013; (p. 14)
Faith in Each Other Michael McGirr , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 4 May 2013; (p. 27)

— Review of Cat and Fiddle Lesley Jorgensen , 2011 single work novel
Universal Truths Ruth Starke , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 350 2013;

— Review of Cat and Fiddle Lesley Jorgensen , 2011 single work novel
Going under the Culture Deborah Bogle , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 13-14 April 2013; (p. 19)
'Australian author Lesley Jorgensen shares her experience of a foreign community in a foreign land...'
Untitled David Sornig , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , March no. 397 2013; (p. 38)

— Review of Cat and Fiddle Lesley Jorgensen , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Catherine Schultz , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , Summer 2012/13 vol. 92 no. 3 2012; (p. 26)

— Review of Cat and Fiddle Lesley Jorgensen , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Brittany Vonow , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 16-17 February 2013; (p. 22)

— Review of Cat and Fiddle Lesley Jorgensen , 2011 single work novel
Page Turners Elaine Fry , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 16 February 2013; (p. 21)

— Review of Cat and Fiddle Lesley Jorgensen , 2011 single work novel
Untitled David Sornig , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , March no. 397 2013; (p. 38)

— Review of Cat and Fiddle Lesley Jorgensen , 2011 single work novel
Universal Truths Ruth Starke , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 350 2013;

— Review of Cat and Fiddle Lesley Jorgensen , 2011 single work novel
Bookmarks Jason Steger , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 12 March 2011; (p. 41)
A column canvassing current literary news including a report on the 2011 CAL Scribe Fiction Prize, won by Lesley Jorgensen for 'Cat and Fiddle'. Jason Steger also provides details of a memorial service held in New York City for Hazel Rowley.
World of Words Jane Sullivan , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 28-29 December 2012; (p. 22) The Canberra Times , 29 December 2012; (p. 15-16) The Saturday Age , 29 December 2012; (p. 22-23)
Jane Sullivan nominates the best Australian and overseas published books for 2013.
Going under the Culture Deborah Bogle , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 13-14 April 2013; (p. 19)
'Australian author Lesley Jorgensen shares her experience of a foreign community in a foreign land...'
One Small Hitch Deborah Bogle , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 4 May 2013; (p. 14)
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