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MANDY SAYER Love in the Years of Lunacy

Posted on 17 Feb 2012 in Fiction |

From wartime Sydney to Papua New Guinea, love, bigotry and bebop infuse Mandy Sayer’s latest novel. It’s hard to conceive of a time when there were laws in the US against whites and blacks marrying each other – though Australians can hardly be...

ROBERT DREWE Our Sunshine. Reviewed by Linda Funnell

Posted on 11 Feb 2012 in Fiction |

Robert Drewe’s Ned Kelly gets under the skin. Nine years before Peter Carey published his Booker-winner The True History of the Kelly Gang, he gave a cover endorsement to Robert Drewe’s Our Sunshine, claiming it would  ‘forever change the way we...