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The Long Trek. "Burke's Soldier" by Alan Attwood. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-05)
Alan Attwood's fictional account of the Victorian Exploration Expedition, long known as the Burke and Wills Expedition, is told through the eyes of a man who has often been overlooked. John King - a soldier, not a gentleman ...
Changing Scenery. "The Boy in the Green Suit" by Robert Hillman. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-09)
The heart of this book is an account of one year in the life of its author. This is a book in which no one stays still for very long. It only sketches the reasons why this might be.
The God of Small Islands. "The Trickster" by Jane Downing. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-08)
This story is told from a number of points of view. One of them is that of Joy, a woman with impeccable light Green political credentials, a job in a suburban library in Canberra and a mother who seems to have a clearer ...
Sounding-Boards of the Heart. "Wings of the Kite-Hawk: A Journey Into the Heart of Australia" by Nicholas Rothwell. [review]
(Australian Book Review, 2003-04)
Nicolas Rothwell's "Wings of the Kite-Hawk" is firmly in a tradition of explorer narratives with no real closure or discovery. The book retraces the steps of explorers such asLeichhardt, Sturt and Giles, and investigates ...