Come To Us, Mrs St James Had Said To Seventeen Year Old Angus, Alone, Orphaned, Restless, It Is A Tempting Invitation Talk Of Hitler And War Looms Ominously In The Air And Angus Is Bored With His Dreary Life In The City Drawn By The Fascination Of The Off Beat St James Family, He Goes To Live With Them In The Blue Mountains.At First He Is Delighted And Awed By His New Friends, But Graduallly The Glamour Fades And Reality Exposes Their Individual Flaws.Over The Years, The Magnetism Remains And It Proves To Be One From Which He Is Unable, Or Unwilling, To Escape.
Elliott was born in Sydney to the writer Helena Sumner Locke and the journalist Henry Logan Elliott His mother died of eclampsia one day after his birth Elliott was raised by his aunts, who had a fierce custody battle over him, fictionalized in Elliott s autobiographical novel, Careful, He Might Hear You Elliott was educated at Cranbrook School in Bellevue Hill, Sydney.
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