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The Making of Martin Sparrow
Peter Cochrane, Viking, May 2018, reviewed by Chris Saliba

Martin Sparrow is an ‘expiree’, a convict who has served his time and been granted a plot of land. When the terrible 1806 flood destroys... Read more
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Literary direct action: Meera Atkinson on 'Traumata'

Meera Atkinson’s exploration of the effects of trauma, Traumata (UQP, May), is a powerful, personal memoir doubling as a philosophical treatise. ‘This is a humane,... Read more



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