One Sunday

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Pan Macmillan Australia Pty, Limited, 2006 - Australian fiction - 362 pages
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Early one Sunday, the town of Molliston wakes to the news that a young bride is dead. The year is 1929. The Great War with Germany has been fought and won, but at an immense cost to the small community. Death is too familiar here. So many sons were lost. So many daughters would never be wives; so many grandchildren would never be born. Racial hatred is like a bushfire in the belly of some. And the dead girl is found only yards from the property of old Joe Reichenberg, a German. Tom Thompson, the local cop, lost his two sons in Gallipoli. He believes he has come to terms with his bereavement – until that Sunday. Slowly, the true face of Molliston is exposed. By midnight, a full moon is offering its light – and a glimmer of hope.

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User Review  - Angela - Goodreads

Good story with a great Australian flavour. I found it intriguing and quite dark in places. Read full review

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User Review  - Megan - Goodreads

Have made a comment under another review but suffice to say I will be reading some more Joy Dettman.... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Joy Dettman was born in Echuca, Victoria, and now lives in Melbourne with her husband and Footrot, the dog. It was a creative writing course in 1988 that helped to turn a lifelong interest into an obsession. A mother of four, Joy is a full-time writer and published author of several award-winning short stories as well as her critically acclaimed and best-selling novels Mallawindy, Jacaranda Blue, Goose Girl, Yesterday's Dust, The Seventh Day, Henry's Daughter and One Sunday.

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