Janelle McCulloch on Beyond the Rock: The life of Joan Lindsay and the mystery of Hanging Rock
Fifty years after the publication of Picnic at Hanging Rock, the big question for many remains: Was the story real? What is fact and what is fiction? In Beyond the Rock, Janelle McCulloch examines the story of one of Australia’s most famous literary mysteries and the enigmatic life of Lady Joan Lindsay.
Janelle McCulloch is the author of more than 20 books, including two memoirs and 15 books about architecture, gardens, travel, style, and design. The biography Beyond the Rock: The Life of Joan Lindsay and the Mystery of Hanging Rock has had widespread media coverage and has just been entered into the prestigious Stella Prize.
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Friday 17 November, 6.30pm-8.30pm
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