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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

    9780140031492

    May 31, 1975

    Penguin

    192 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Paperback

    9780143787204

    April 30, 2018

    Penguin

    192 pages

    RRP $19.99

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    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • Hardback

    9780143793687

    March 15, 2018

    Penguin

    RRP $22.99

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    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781743480946

    January 30, 2013

    Penguin eBooks

    192 pages

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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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Dragonfly In Amber
The Black Book
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
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The Bear and The Nightingale
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Great Expectations
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Animal Farm
Emma