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Chris Hammer, A&U, August 2018, reviewed by Scott Whitmont

In a dying Riverina town that’s suffering a merciless drought, ‘good people fight to retain honour and dignity against unfair odds’. Shockingly, one Sunday morning,... Read more
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Ghost in the machine: Angela Meyer on ‘A Superior Spectre’ x

Writer and editor Angela Meyer’s debut full-length novel, A Superior Spectre (August), is the first book published under the new Ventura Press imprint for emerging... Read more


Telling tales: Moreno Giovannoni on ‘The Fireflies of Autumn’

Moreno Giovannoni’s The Fireflies of Autumn (Black Inc., July) is a collection of loosely connected short stories, describing life in the Tuscan village of San... Read more



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