an Australian cult classic. Its popularity means that I can never escape puberty. I’m currently having my fourth. There was my actual puberty, then the book, then the movie of the book directed by Bruce Beresford, and now the 8 hour mini series. Channel Ten have just commissioned a second 8 hour mini series. As I’m mid menopause, it’s all very hormonally confusing! I think the follow up, “Menopause Blues” must be on the creative cards.
I don’t recall reading Puberty Blues so much as devouring it. I was fascinated. The honesty of the story made it hysterical and terrifying at the same time.”
– Kylie Minogue
“Puberty Blues is a profoundly moral story.”
– Germaine Greer