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Fremantle Press Treasures: The Newspaper of Claremont Street

Written by Elizabeth Jolley (b.1923 d.2007)


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Weekly, nicknamed The Newspaper, cleans the houses on Claremont Street, spreading the neighbourhood gossip as she works. No one knows or cares where Weekly goes in her spare time, or what she dreams of at night – no one, that is, until Nastasya discovers her secret.


To celebrate over forty years of publishing, Fremantle Press presents the TREASURES series. These special editions of much-loved Australian stories will be a treasure for those who know them and a treat for new readers.

ISBN 9781925163629 (Hardback)
Formats A Format (181 x 111mm) (Hardback)
Categories Fiction
Gift Ideas
Fremantle Press Treasures
Book Club Reads
Publisher Fremantle Press
Edition 1st
Publication Year 2016
Pages 184
Rights Contact the estate
  • Elizabeth jolley

    Elizabeth Jolley (b.1923 d.2007)

    Elizabeth Jolley was born in the industrial Midlands of England and came to Western Australia in 1959 with her husband. She published twenty-three books, including novels, short fiction, poetry, non-fiction and plays. Celebrated as one of Australia’s major writers, she also established a formidable international reputation, with her books being widely published throughout the world. She received an Order of Australia for services to Australian literature and was awarded honorary doctorates from four universities. Read more