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My Brilliant Career Download My Brilliant Career Miles Franklin Jwdfitness.co.uk Miles Franklin S Classic Of 1901 Follows The Unconventional Life And Struggles Of One Of Australia S Most Memorable Female Characters Sybylla S Passion And Rebellion Bring Her No End Of Trouble, In Life And In Love Included In This Edition Is The Sequel, My Career Goes Bung.

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  • Paperback
  • 450 pages
  • My Brilliant Career
  • Miles Franklin
  • English
  • 12 January 2017
  • 0207186952

10 thoughts on “My Brilliant Career


  1. says:

    It s hard to believe that this novel was written by a young woman in her teens it s even harder to believe that it was written in the late nineteenth century So much for Victorian attitudes Sybylla rages against her parents, shuns marriage in favour of a career, sees class ism and injustice as it truly is, and at one point questions the existence of God The result is an entertaining story Sybylla is a worthy literary sister to Anne of Green Gables, or the March sisters The story has a li It s hard to believe that this novel was written by a young woman in her teens it s even harder to believe that it was written in the late nineteenth century So much for Vict...


  2. says:

    I m well aware that many people find Miles Franklin s work a little slow going, but My Brilliant Career is one of my absolute favourite novels, and one I ve reread several times since my first time as an impressionable teenager I love the main character, Sybylla, and I ve had a massive crush on Harry Beecham...


  3. says:

    I m usually a strict urban fantasy reader but I had to read this book as part of a course I was doing I was pleasantly surprised Definately recommend it.


  4. says:

    My Brilliant Career has not gained, I think, from its reputation as an Australian classic , or even from Gillian Anderson s very good film, which launched both her brilliant career, and those of Judy Davis and Sam Neill The film, in particular, might lead one to expect a relatively serious treatise on the condition of women, bathed in a romantic magic hour outback glow It doesn t really prepare one for the quirky construction, conversational tone and offbeat humour of the first book, and My Brilliant Career has not gained, I think, from its reputation as an Australian classic , or even from Gillian Anderson s very good film, which launched both her brilliant career, and those of Judy Davis and Sam Neill The film, in particular, might lead one to expect a relatively serious treatise on the condition of women, bathed in a romantic magic hour outback glow It doesn t really prepare one for the quirky construction, conversational tone and offbeat humou...


  5. says:

    This book tells of one girl s experience in the Australian outback interested in art and literature when no one else in her area is interested in such things, where the women are expected to marry and have babies to forgo any interest in a career instead of a home and husband.


  6. says:

    Important follow up Book shows that the failed relationship with Harry Beecham was the best for everyone and that it would all work out How is happiness found or measured is definitely one for the reader.


  7. says:

    Ok, I didn t finish it May someday..No place to say that I just quit


  8. says:

    Miles Franklin had a runaway success with her first novel My Brilliant Career published in 1901 but after that heroutput was sporadic of her 8 novels published under herown name the last On Dearborn Street about her years inChicago co editing a Trade Union magazine, was issued in 1981 My Career Goes Bung was written and ready for publication in1902 but the sequel to My Brilliant Career had her publisher,George Robertson, running for cover A thinly disguised accountof Franklin s own i Miles Franklin had a runaway succe...


  9. says:

    I actually finished this one about three weeks ago, and just kept on forgetting to actually review it Whoops.So My Brilliant Career It s the story of Sybylla, a teenage girl growing up in rural Australia in the 1890s Her father makes bad decisions and ends up dirt poor The family try to scrounge a living together, but the drought hits and all the animals start dying So Sybylla s reasonably rich grandmother takes her off her parents hands with the hopes of marrying her off or turning her i I actually finished this one about three weeks ago, and just kept on forgetting to actually review it Whoops.So My Brilliant Career It s th...


  10. says:

    Stella Marie Sarah Miles Franklin was only sixteen when she wrote My Brilliant Career, the story of a young girl, Sybylla Melvyn, in Australia in the late 19th century Sybylla is a precocious girl with no desire to become her mother, a woman with high expectations and no dreams or desires Due to Sybylla s father s failing financial situation, she is asked to become an adult earlier than she had anticipated by helping the family by doing labor on their farm and later by being taken to another Stella Marie Sarah Miles Franklin wa...

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