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While Joan Lindsay's haunting Australian classic Picnic at Hanging Rock is a work of fiction, the story is often considered one of Australia's greatest mysteries.

On St Valentine's Day in 1900 a party of schoolgirls went on a picnic to Hanging Rock. Some were never to return...

Formats & editions

  • Paperback


    May 31, 1975

    Penguin (AU Adult)

    192 pages

    RRP $22.99

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  • EBook


    January 30, 2013

    Penguin eBooks (AU Adult)

    192 pages

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    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
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    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Also by Joan Lindsay

Picnic at Hanging Rock: Popular Penguins
Picnic at Hanging Rock: Penguin Australian Classics
Picnic at Hanging Rock: Australian Children's Classics


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