Waratah House

Author: Ann Whitehead

Price: $29.95
$29.95
SKU: 9781921518744

In the tradition of Downtown Abbey comes a vivid story of life in the servant's quarters.

Waratah House, a beautiful mansion in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, is the only home Marina has ever known. Orphaned at a young age, Marina finds a new family in the colourful characters that occupy the bustling servants' quarters of this stately house.

But not every resident of Waratah House has Marina's best interests at heart and she finds herself forced into exile. Years later, Marina's daughter Emily discovers the past has a way of repeating itself. She must fight for her chance at happiness – a chance that some will do anything to prevent . . .

Beautifully written with wonderful period detail, Waratah House takes you into the lives of an unforgettable cast of characters who will touch your heart.

Praise for the bestselling Australia Street

'Whitehead shows us the texture and the spirit of the working-class culture of those times . . . An engaging yarn with a rich historical texture.' The Age

'An evocative exploration of the lot of women in inner-city Sydney during the 1940s.' Who Weekly

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