Dorothy Johnston

About me

Dorothy Johnston is an Australian novelist, short story writer and reviewer, with eight published novels to date. She is relatively new to historical fiction, and keen to develop her understanding and appreciation.

From my website

Between a Wolf and a Dog

  My reviews of Georgia Blain’s Between a Wolf and a Dog, and her young adult novel, Special, were published in the Fairfax newspapers this weekend. (In Australia, it’s a long weekend for Anzac Day.) Readers of this blog will know that I don’t copy my reviews into my posts.…

The Light on the Water

  My review of Olga Lorenzo’s The Light on the Water was published in the Fairfax newspapers this weekend. As usual, when posting about a newspaper review, I’m not going to repeat the points I make about the novel, but, this time, add some information about the author’s life. Olga…

Playing The Piano With One Hand

Last Friday, while walking 3 dogs, I tripped, fell heavily and broke my left wrist. Now I’m facing 6 weeks without being able to swim, drive or play the piano. It’s amazing the number of dog-walking mishap/ falling down/ breaking limb/ stories I heard during my 24 hours in hospital.…

 
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