Author(s): Geraldine Halls
Men were hard to come by in the summer of 1945, and those that Dinah does find are stolen by Claudia with appalling regularity. Dinah and Claudia are Adelaide girls, spreading their wings in the wide wicked world of cosmopolitan Sydney. Claudia is in love with Andrew who has a wife, a friend called Mike and a taste for cruelty. The victim of his sadistic irony is Dinah, who cannot understand why he is so anxious to find her a man. The reason, it transpires, is a practical one ...