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'In London's South Kensington, in the austere years immediately following the end of the war, Mrs Harriet Wallis is convicted of the murder of her husband, Cecil, and is sentenced to death by hanging. Leading a pampered if conventional existence, the Wallises appear to have a contented life. However, when the police turn up at the front door on the day the new nanny arrives, the first of a chain of events that will culminate in Cecil's murder is begun.

'Set in a post-War period when a well-to-do British family's existence - both outside and inside the house - is ruled by a strict set of conventions, The Second-last Woman in England explores the depth of emotions that are always there in every family but rarely surface. And what happens when they do.' (From the publisher's website.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Pier 9 , 2010 .
      Extent: 345p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: April 2010.
      ISBN: 9781741964820 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Shelley Orchard , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 29 May 2010; (p. 24)

— Review of The Second-Last Woman in England Maggie Joel , 2010 single work novel
The Penultimate Punishment Anastasia Gonis (interviewer), 2010 single work interview
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , April vol. 89 no. 7 2010; (p. 47)
Take Three Ian McFarlane , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 9 May 2010; (p. 30)

— Review of The Second-Last Woman in England Maggie Joel , 2010 single work novel
[Review] The Second-Last Woman in England Anastasia Gonis , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , April vol. 89 no. 7 2010; (p. 36)

— Review of The Second-Last Woman in England Maggie Joel , 2010 single work novel
Flight of the Epergne Stella Clarke , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , April vol. 5 no. 3 2010; (p. 18, 23)

— Review of Below the Styx Michael Meehan , 2010 single work novel ; The Second-Last Woman in England Maggie Joel , 2010 single work novel ; The Lake Woman : A Romance Alan Gould , 2009 single work novel ; In the Mood Laura Bloom , 2010 single work novel
Wrong-Footed Trail Rhyll McMaster , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 320 2010; (p. 18)

— Review of The Second-Last Woman in England Maggie Joel , 2010 single work novel
Pick of the Week Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 2-4 April 2010; (p. 38)

— Review of The Second-Last Woman in England Maggie Joel , 2010 single work novel
Flight of the Epergne Stella Clarke , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , April vol. 5 no. 3 2010; (p. 18, 23)

— Review of Below the Styx Michael Meehan , 2010 single work novel ; The Second-Last Woman in England Maggie Joel , 2010 single work novel ; The Lake Woman : A Romance Alan Gould , 2009 single work novel ; In the Mood Laura Bloom , 2010 single work novel
[Review] The Second-Last Woman in England Anastasia Gonis , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , April vol. 89 no. 7 2010; (p. 36)

— Review of The Second-Last Woman in England Maggie Joel , 2010 single work novel
Take Three Ian McFarlane , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 9 May 2010; (p. 30)

— Review of The Second-Last Woman in England Maggie Joel , 2010 single work novel
The Penultimate Punishment Anastasia Gonis (interviewer), 2010 single work interview
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , April vol. 89 no. 7 2010; (p. 47)
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  • 1953
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