Born in Sydney, Marion von Adlerstein worked as an advertising copywriter in Melbourne, London and New York in the fifties and sixties. Between 1976 and 1998 she held several posts with Vogue Australia publications, including Travel Director. During those years Marion wrote about many subjects, including fashion, beauty and interiors. She is the author of THE PASSIONATE SHOPPER and THE PENGUIN BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, both published by Penguin. THE FREUDIAN SLIP is her first novel.
A fast-paced, funny, fabulous read - The Daily Telegraph a great beach read - Marie Claire an intoxicating portrait of the 1960s - Sydney Morning Herald a rollicking and entertaining read - Good Reading