The author's first novel to be set in Australia, reputedly based on her experiences working as a maid on an isolated sheep station. The dustwrapper blurb has other ideas, '... an English girl, a writer in search of new experiences. She finds it ... when she enters the Jerumba sheep station as a servant. For there she crashes against the antipathy of the vilest female character that any author has yet conceived - a walking exhibition of neurotic bestiality that is neither fantastic nor overdrawn.' The only edition.