Kiera Lindsey has a passion for Australian history. She has worked in the Australian film and television industries and presented a history program on ABC Radio. She has also published a regular column in The Adelaide Review. She lectures in Australian history at the University of South Australia, and was the winner of the inaugural Greg Dening Memorial Prize.
A wonderfully vivid and pacey tale of passion, scandal and big
ideas. -- Michael Cathcart, presenter of ABC Radio National's Books
Kiera Lindsey takes the facts of this story of her great, great, great-aunt, places them in the turbulent politics of the time, and fleshes them out with a decent but fair dose of imagination. Like her rebellious ancestor, she flouts convention with flair. * Australian Women's Weekly *