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The Girl and the Ghost-Grey Mare - Rachael Treasure

The Girl and the Ghost-Grey Mare

Paperback Published: 23rd May 2012
ISBN: 9780143566649
Number Of Pages: 256

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A dairy farmer's daughter searches for love in a city pub; a grieving widow heals her heart and her community; a cheated wife finds the ultimate revenge.

From Australia's favourite rural storyteller comes this highly anticipated collection of short fiction. It features stories full of warmth and heart and humour, and with characters as diverse and colourful as the Australian countryside itself.

Laugh and smile your way through this book, which includes the favourites 'The Girl and the Ghost-Grey Mare' and 'The Evolution of Sadie Smith', as well as some new stories never before published in book form. So sit back and enjoy the special 'Treasure' take on the world.

'Treasure writes with true grit, wit and warmth.' Australian Women's Weekly

'At her best, and within the framework of the modern romance tale, Treasure is a storyteller in the tradition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales: down-to-earth, bawdy, satirical, and entertaining.' Australian Book Review

About the Author

Rachael Treasure lives on a sheep farm in Tasmania with her husband, John, and her children, Rosie and Charlie. Together they breed and train kelpies, border collies and waler stockhorses.

Rachael has an exciting, ever-changing website featuring stories from her life on the farm and working-dog training information.

Industry Reviews

'Treasure writes with true grit, wit and warmth.' - Australian Women's Weekly

I would buy this book again


Great all round book



A true Treasure!


Loved the short stories in this book, makes for easy travel reading or a quick story before bed. Treasure writes beautifully and her descriptions have you creating images in your own mind, enchanting you with her storytelling.

country Vic


The Girl and the Ghost-Grey Mare

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ISBN: 9780143566649
ISBN-10: 0143566644
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 23rd May 2012
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 12.8  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 1