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Skylarking On a remote Australian coast in , a girl shoots her best friend in the hut of a local fisherman Was it a terrible accident or something sinister Kate and Harriet are best friends who are growing up together on an isolated Australian cape in the s As daughters of the lighthouse keepers, the two girls share everything, until a fisherman, McPhail, arrives in their small community When Kate witnesses the desire that flares between him and Harriet, she is torn by her feelings of envy and longing Ultimately, a moment of skylarking in McPhail s hut will change the course of their lives foreverInspired by the true story, Skylarking is a stunning debut novel that reimagines the events leading up to the shooting at Cape St George Lighthouse and the lives of two determined young women coming of age at that point in Australian history

10 thoughts on “Skylarking

  1. says:

    3.5 Absolutely beautiful setting, described wonderfully An isolated Cape in Australia, a lighthouse keeper, his family and a few others that live on the Cape, and two girls with a friendsh

  2. says:

    This was a beautiful book to read, the story of two young girls growing up in a very small community in Australia, their lives, their friendships and their loves.The story is based on a true e

  3. says:

    What a joy and relief these days to read a novel that is simply told There is no jumping around in time and no changing points of view but just a novel of two girls growing up and their friendship

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    is a book that takes an atmospheric and introspective look at the powerful friendship that forms between two young girls while they come of age on an isolated lighthouse community in the 1880 s This p

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    Kate and Harriet had been best friends all their lives Kate s father was the head lighthouse keeper and Harriet s father was his assistant Together their families had lived through heat, cold summers and

  6. says:

    In this debut novel, Kate Mildenhall re imagines what could have happened to cause a tragic event that occurred in a small coastal community in the 1880s As the only girls in their mid teens, Kate and Harriet

  7. says:

    This first novel is inspired by the true story of two friends, Kate Gibson and Harriet Parker They were the daughters of lighthouse keepers, who grew up together, in a small, isolated community on the coast of Au

  8. says:

    3.5 Skylarking is a work of fiction, based on the true story of Harriet Parkerher best friend, Kate Gibson,the hut of Donald McPhail at Cape St George in 1887 I came upon this story while camping with dear friendsat

  9. says:

    Set in a tiny lighthouse community in the Jervis Bay area towards the end of the 19th century, this is the story of best friends, Kate and Harriet Kate is the younger by a couple of years smart, bookish, quite wilful, an

  10. says: onewomansbbrSkylarking by Kate Mildenhall 2016 As daughters of lighthouse keepers, Kate and Harriet are best friends growing up together on as isolated Australian cape in the 1

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About the Author: Kate Mildenhall

Kate Mildenhall is a writer and teacher, who lives on the outskirts of Melbourne with her young family She has taught in schools, at RMIT University and State Library Victoria, and volunteered with Teachers Across Borders in Cambodia Her debut novel, SKYLARKING, was published in Australia by Black Inc in 2016 and in the UK by Legend Press in 2017 Skylarking was longlisted for the Voss Literary Prize 2017 and the Indie Book Awards 2017.Kate has received residencies at Varuna, the Writers House and at Bundanon.With friend and author Katherine Collette, Kate co hosts The First Time podcast, a podcast about the first time you publish a book.

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