Tilly Dunnage left her hometown of Dungatar in rural Australia under a black cloud of accusation.
Years later Tilly, now a couturier for the Paris fashion houses, returns home to make amends with her mentally unstable mother.
Mid-century Dungatar is a small town, and small towns have long memories.
At first she wins over the suspicious locals with her extraordinary dressmaking skills.
But when the eccentric townsfolk turn on Tilly for a second time, she decides to teach them a lesson and exact long-overdue revenge... Packed with memorable characters, acid humour and luscious clothes, The Dressmaker is an irresistible gothic tale of small-town revenge.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 05/11/2015
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781846689949