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Restless Dolly Maunder : Shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2024

Restless Dolly Maunder : Shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2024

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by Grenville, Kate | Historical fiction
Published 25/04/2024 by Canongate Books in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 256 pages, 1 b/w image integrated
129 x 198 x 19mm | 184g


SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2024A DAILY MAIL NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2023LONGLISTED FOR BEST FICTION IN THE INDIE BOOK AWARDS AUSTRALIA 2024Born into the sweat and drudgery of a New South Wales sheep farm at the end of the 19th century, Dolly Maunder is different to her siblings. She will not endure the small, servile existence of a wife. Dolly, bright, ambitious and stubborn, dreams of a different fate, of building something that she truly owns.

She will do whatever it takes to be the woman she deserves to be. Even with a husband and children, Dolly pushes the boundaries of what is 'proper' and what a wife and mother ought to do, as war spreads across Europe and the rules are forever changed. But every life has its limits. What happens when Dolly's wanderlust finally risks taking her too far?

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