One of Taylor's ten top books about women in the British empire, as shared at the Guardian:
My Brilliant Career by Miles FranklinRead about the other books on the list.
An Australian novel, born in the outback to a writer who was a teenager when she set down her dream of escaping Possum Gully for a more refined world. So she did, while retaining the independence an upbringing in the bush inspired: “To me,” she wrote (in 1895), “the Prince of Wales will be no more than a shearer, unless when I meet him he displays some personality apart from his princeship – otherwise he can go hang.”
My Brilliant Career is among Cal Flyn's ten top books about the Australian bush.