Henry Handel Richardson, pseudonym of Ethel Florence Lindesay Robertson, Australian novelist whose trilogy The Fortunes of Richard Mahony, combining description of an Australian immigrant's life and work in the goldfields with a powerful character study, is considered the crowning achievement of modern Australian fiction to that time. Check out this seven short stories by this author carefully selected by critic August Nemo: - The End of a Childhood. - The Bathe. - Succedaneum. - Mary Christina. - "And Women Must Weep". - Sister Ann. - The Coat.