The Country of Marriage
|Strike Me Lucky|
The Country of Marriage is a 1962 novel written by Jon Cleary. It concerns the marriage between Adam Nash and his wife Belle and their decision whether to leave England, where they have lived for seventeen years and raised two young children, and go back to Belle's country, Australia, where they had met during World War II.
Cleary wrote a number of screen versions of the novel but it has never been filmed.
- "New serial is warm-hearted story of a happy marriage.". The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982) (1933 - 1982: National Library of Australia). 25 April 1962. p. 110. Retrieved 10 March 2012.
- Jon Cleary Interviewed by Stephen Vagg: Oral History at National Film and Sound Archive
- 1961 serialisation of novel in the Australian Women's Weekly
- The Country of Marriage at AustLit (subscription required)