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Picnic at Hanging Rock

Ush The excursion ends in tragedy when three girls and a teacher mysteriously vanish after climbing the rock Only one girl returns with no memory of what has become of the others. Well young ladies we are indeed fortunate in the weather for our picnic to Hanging Rock I have instructed Mademoiselle that as the day is likely to be warm you may remove your gloves after the drag has passed through Woodend You will partake of luncheon at the Picnic Grounds near the Rock Once again let me remind you that the Rock itself is extremely dangerous and you are therefore forbidden to engage in any tomboy foolishness in the matter of exploration even on the lower slopes It is however a geological marvel on which you will be reuired to write a brief essay on Monday morning I also wish to remind you that the vicinity is renowned for its venomous snakes an poisonous ants of various species In 1900 a pleasant outing for a local girls school turns trag Twisted picnic to Hanging Rock I have instructed Mademoiselle that as the day is likely to be warm you may remove your gloves after the drag has The Exploration of the Male Anatomy passed through Woodend You will All Night Long (Nannies, poisonous ants of various species In 1900 a

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An alternative cover edition for this ISBN can be found hereWhile Joan Lindsay's haunting Australian classic Picnic at Hanging Rock is a work of fiction the story is often consid. Australia is a harsh unforgiving land where the seasons are inverted from what is usually experienced by the world at large the flora and fauna belong to an evolutionary niche not seen elsewhere and the original settlers are the descendants of deported convicts Yet over this an English ness has been imposed the carefully cultivated gardens the finely turned out ladies and gentlemen the afternoon teas and the elevenses This contrast often gives rise to a tension between man and nature which has been explored by countless writers and filmmakers This novel by Joan Lindsay is an outstanding example of one such explorationHanging Rock is a natural volcanic rock formation in Australia near Melbourne As the story starts a group of young girls boarders at Mrs Appleyard

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Ered one of Australia's greatest mysteriesIn 1900 a class of young women from an exclusive private school go on an excursion to the isolated Hanging Rock deep in the Australian b. On a summer s day in 1900 the students at Appleyard College for Young Ladies decided to go on a picnic at Hanging Rock Not everyone returned to the college I was definitely not drinking the Kool Aid on this one I am perhaps in the minority here but I found this book to be B O R I N G The girls go missing early on and the story just dragged Were there metaphysical events going on Did they get sucked into the rock Was there a criminal element What happened Also what about the good characters being good looking and fit and the bad characters being overweight and ugly It has happened before in literature but it is offensive to a degree Sad to see this was written by a woman Also did I say I was bored The girls went missing early on and things just went on and


About the Author: Joan Lindsay

Joan Lindsay Lady Lindsay was an Australian author best known for her ambiguous and intriguing novel Picnic at Hanging Rock



10 thoughts on “Picnic at Hanging Rock

  1. says:

    ah and there you are my perfect little novel it has been some time since last we've embraced come let us reacuaint ourselves but what is that yo

  2. says:

    ”He reminded himself that he was in Australia Australia where anything might happen In England everything had been done before uite often by one’s own ancestors over and over again” Two years ago I watched a film based on the book by Joan Lindsay A month ago I watched a marvelous TV series adaptation of the same novel Both versions we

  3. says:

    Australia is a harsh unforgiving land where the seasons are inverted from what is usually experienced by the world at large the flora and fauna belong to an evolutionary niche not seen elsewhere and the original settlers are the descendants of deported convicts Yet over this an English ness has been imposed the carefully cultivated

  4. says:

    On a summer's day in 1900 the students at Appleyard College for Young Ladies decided to go on a picnic at Hanging Rock Not everyone returned to the college I was definitely not drinking the Kool Aid on this one I am perhaps in the minority here but I found this book to be B O R I N G The girls go missing early on and the story just dragged Were there metaphysical events going on? Did they get sucked into the

  5. says:

    The first review I wrote got eaten by the web so here is take twoThis was a brilliantly written piece of psychological horror by an Australian writer While reading this I kept thinking about The House of Leaves I got the same eerie feelings I had while reading that story The eeriness started to happen during the

  6. says:

    I’ve written before in some of my reviews about how much I hate books where an author teases us with a mystery u

  7. says:

    It is the atmosphere the pervasive sense of dread and the wonderful descriptions that made this book for me a special read The school the headmistress the students all with hidden undercurrents of eeriness What happened to those girls? An open ended ending up to the reader's interpretation Have never seen the m

  8. says:

    Australian classic which I probably wouldn't have picked up other than I was short of an audio cd for the car The added bonus to these Abc Australia productions is the pan flute music that is borrowed from the movie version It is pretty music that adds to the flavour of the time of the year 1900 The narrator was outstanding Australian actress Jacueline Mackenzie portrayed the Aussie flavour perfectly her male voices were entert

  9. says:

    'Well young ladies we are indeed fortunate in the weather for our picnic to Hanging Rock I have instructed Mademoiselle that as the day is likely to be warm you may remove your gloves after the drag has passed through Woodend You will partake of luncheon at the Picnic Grounds near the Rock Once again let me remind you that the Rock itself is extremely dangerous and you are therefore forbidden to engage in any tomboy foolishness in the matt

  10. says:

    Well I'll admit that I'm sitting here rather perplexed as to why this book is considered a classic The book began well it

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