Charmian and George: The Marriage of George Johnston and Charmian Clift
Explores the tempestuous partnership, both marital and literary, of George Johnston and Charmian Clift. The joint work won a prestigous Australian Literary prize. George was an acclaimed war correspondent, and a noted foreign correspondent. His novel, My Brother Jack, won the Australian Miles Franklin Award.The disintegration of their literary and marital partnership under the strains of alcoholism, illness and jealousy is described. It presents an interesting picture of pre-war, wartime and post-war Australia from the newspaperman's perspective.
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