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Nothing But the Truth. "Reflections on Life, Love and Society" by Nicolas-Sebastian Roch de Chamfort (ed and trans Douglas Parmee). [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2004-04)
Although this selection of nearly 500 pieces is necessarily fragmentary, Parmée has arranged the texts in such a way as to suggest certain preoccupations. By turns witty, cynical and wise, despairing and hopeful, Chamfort’s ...
A Human Abbatoir. "The Child of an Ancient People", by Anouar Benmalek (trans Andrew Riemer) [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2004-03)
"The Child of an Ancient People" is dedicated to the memory of Truganini and her people, the victims of what, Benmalek says, is 'a perfect genocide: its victims forgotten, the murderers free of blame'. Though there is a ...