The Wearing of the Green

by | Feb 2022

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The Wearing of the Green

Release Date 1 April 2022

Published by Walker Books Australia


When Biddy arrives in Melbourne from Ireland in 1850, she knows exactly what she’s going to do – find her rebellious big brother, Ewen. Her plans are derailed when he’s not there to meet her and she’s forced into a situation that is nothing like she expected. Faced with challenges and chased by luck, bad and good, Biddy must find strengths within herself to build a new life.

A powerful historical novel from award-winning author Claire Saxby which explores themes of racism, classism and gender expectations present in a growing nation.