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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (126 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Josephine Pennicott Narrator: Jennifer Vuletic Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Poets had always lived there, the locals claimed. When Sadie inherits Poet's Cottage in the Tasmanian fishing town of Pencubitt, she sets out to discover all she can about her notorious grandmother, Pearl Tatlow. Pearl was a children's writer who scandalised 1930s Tasmania with her behaviour. She was also violently murdered in the cellar of Poet's Cottage and her murderer never found. Sadie grew up with a loving version of Pearl through her mother, but her aunt Thomasina tells a different story, one of a self-obsessed, abusive and licentious woman. And Pearl's biographer, Birdie Pinkerton, has more than enough reason to discredit her.

As Sadie and her daughter, Betty, work to uncover the truth, strange events begin to occur in the cottage. And as the terrible secret in the cellar threads its way into the present day, it reveals a truth more shocking than the decades-long rumours. Poet's Cottage is a beautiful and haunting mystery of families, bohemia, truth, creativity, lies, memory, and murder.

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Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Ally | 2/14/2014

    " I wanted to like this more than I did! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Pam Saunders | 1/11/2014

    " I was given a free copy and as the book was set in Tasmania I was intrigued. This book did not work for me at all. And who would call their teenage daughter Betty these days? "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Debbe' Sloan | 1/9/2014

    " A really pleasant read. Tasmania has always been a place I have wanted to visit, and after reading this book I am more determined than ever..... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Leslea | 11/18/2013

    " Quite good. Love the setting in Tasmania and the old house. The fact is was based on a real house made the story more interesting. Little disappointed in the actual murder mystery. Bit long and drawn out - the last half of the book picked up a bit so would give it a 7/10. "

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