We seem so preoccupied with formulaic novels these days that many people pass over the truly brilliant writers who lead us to this point in literature.
Ruth Park, without as doubt, is one of the great, iconic authors from Australia.
This trilogy is superbly written and a story of true humanity. Not only are the settings fascinating, but the characters are compelling.
Written with such style and class, a true writer who loved her characters and nurtured them through her books, this is a series that I cannot recommend highly enough.