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Dorothy Hewett was born in Perth, Western Australia, in 1923. A well-known poet and dramatist, she published thirteen plays, nine collections of poetry and three novels. The first volume of her autobiography, Wild Card, won both the Victorian and the Western Australian Premiers' Prizes for Non-fiction. Peninsula won the Western Australian Premier's Book of the Year, and the Banjo Award for Poetry. She passed away in 2002.


The Darkling Sisters: Penguin Special Dorothy Hewett

A classic short story from one Australia's most celebrated writers.

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