Joan Lindsay

Picnic At Hanging Rock

Picnic At Hanging Rock

A BBC Between the Covers Big Jubilee Read Pick

Summary

**A BBC BETWEEN THE COVERS BIG JUBILEE READ PICK**

'A sinister tale' Guardian

The classic, atmospheric Australian thriller about the mysterious disappearance of a group of young girls.

A cloudless summer day in the year nineteen hundred...

Everyone at Appleyard College for Young Ladies agreed it was just right for a picnic at Hanging Rock. After lunch, a group of three girls climbed into the blaze of the afternoon sun, pressing on through the scrub into the shadows of Hanging Rock. Further, higher, till at last they disappeared.

They never returned.

Is Picnic at Hanging Rock fact or fiction? Only you can truly decide.