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Elizabeth Stead, author of The Aunts' House, The Sparrows of Edward Street, and The Gospel of Gods and Crocodiles
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Elizabeth Stead


Elizabeth Stead is the Sydney-born niece of acclaimed novelist Christina Stead. From childhood, Elizabeth was greatly inspired by her grandfather David George Stead, pioneer naturalist, conservationist and storyteller. Elizabeth has published short fiction and five previous novels: The Fishcastle, The Different World of Fin Starling, The Book of Tides, The Gospel of Gods and Crocodiles and The Sparrows of Edward Street. The Aunts’ House is her sixth novel.