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(Australian Book Review, 2002-12)
Halfway through "Matthew Flinders' Cat", the protagonist admits that, when writing, he finds it 'almost impossible to leave out what others might think of as superfluous detail. It was, he knew, self-indulgence.' Is this ...
The Darwin in the Detail. "Charles Darwin in Australia", by F.W. Nicholas and J.M. Nicholas. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2002-08)
Review of 'Silent Parts'.
(Adelaide Review, 2007-01-19)
Review of 'Silent Parts' by John Charalambous.
Feisty Times. "Women on the Rocks: A Tale of Two Convicts" by Kristin Williamson. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-11)
Early Sydney has beguiled many writers, and the latest to succumb is Kristin Williamson. She has combined an interest in the Rocks area with a self-confessed ‘obsession with our feisty female forebears’, and has produced ...
Review of 'A Lighter Footprint' by Angela Crocombe.
(Adelaide Review, 2007-08-03)
Review of 'A Lighter Foot Print: A Practical Guide to Minimising Your Impact on the Planet,' by Angela Crocombe.
The Scurrying World. "The Secret Cure" by Sue Woolfe. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-10)
In some ways, Sue Woolfe’s new novel, "The Secret Cure", deals with similar themes to her last novel, the award-winning "Leaning Towards Infinity" (1996). The central character of the novel is a young laboratory technician, ...
The Missing Captain. "The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea" by Robert Holden. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-08)
The perils of a certain kind of historical writing are painfully demonstrated in "The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea", billed as 'the life of Australian whaling captain, William Chamberlain: a tale of abduction, adventure and ...
Review of 'Swallow the Air' by Tara June Winch
(Adelaide Review, 2007-02-16)
Review of the novel 'Swallow the Air' by Tara June Winch.
Review of 'The Poe Shadow'
(Radio Adelaide, 2006-08-05)
Review of 'The Poe Shadow' by Matthew Pearl, author of 'The Dante Club'