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Alternative title: 'The Quest for Colley'
Issue Details: First known date: 2016 2016
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'The Quest for Cooley is the story of the 40-year search for the identity of the real life figure that DH Lawrence portrayed as the Australian political leader Benjamin Cooley in his 1923 Australian novel, Kangaroo. Through his intensive research in Australia and overseas, Robert Darroch, a former investigative journalist on The Bulletin, discovered that Lawrence ran across an actual secret army in Sydney in 1922, and unmasked it in his novel of Australia. This is a story that many people and interests have tried to prevent coming out. It exposes the fascist underbelly - what Lawrence called "the horrible paws" - of post-WW1 Australian society and politics.' (Publication summary)

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    • Strawberry Hills, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Svengall Press , 2016 .
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      • Published: 1st September 2016
      ISBN: 9781925416381
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