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The Delinquents

The Delinquents: Text Classics

Text Classics

Criena Rohan

Introduction by Nick Earls

Brownie and Lola are young and in love. But the odds—not to mention their mothers, the cops, welfare officers and the stifling conventions of 1950s Brisbane—are against them. When they are forced to face adult responsibilities, will they rise to the challenge, or fall apart?

The Delinquents, Criena Rohan’s classic novel of rock and roll, youthful rebellion and big dreams, is a love story for the ages.

Read Nick Earls' introduction to this new edition, posted on The Wheeler Centre website.

About the Author

Deirdre Cash, who published under the pseudonym Criena Rohan, was born in 1924 in Melbourne. She grew up in South Australian and Melbourne, and went on to attend the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. She married twice, had two children and worked variously as a singer and ballroom-dancing teacher. Ill-health inspired her to pursue her love of...

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Extent:
224pp
Format:
Paperback
Text publication date:
19 November 2014
First published:
1962
Region:
QLD
ISBN:
9781922182142
AU Price:
$12.95
NZ Price:
$15.99
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Praise for Criena Rohan
andThe Delinquents

‘A back-street Tristan and Isolde.

Other editions ofThe Delinquents
  • The Delinquents
    ebook
    ISBN: 9781925095142
    19 November 2014
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