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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 28 December 2019 of The Weekend Australian est. 1977 The Weekend Australian
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* Contents derived from the 2019 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Finding Triumph, Andrew McMillen , single work review
— Review of Tell Me Why : The Story of My Life and My Music Archie Roach , 2019 single work autobiography ;
'A biography reveals the origins and sometimes brutal life story of Archie Roach — a magnificent musician and great Australian, writes Andrew McMillen.'
(p. 14) Section: Review
Difficult Historic Tale Well and Truly Told, Rohan Wilson , single work review
— Review of Paris Savages Katherine Johnson , 2019 single work novel ;

'For the white Australian writer, the question of how to portray Aboriginal history in fiction is a fraught one. Novels of this kind require the author to cross cultural boundaries in an attempt to imagine the subjectivity of someone entirely unlike themselves. This difficult task is further complicated by the gaps in the archival record that introduce a range of trade-offs and decisions into the creative process.' (Introduction)

(p. 15) Section: Review
Teen Heroes and Villains, Joy Lawn , single work review
— Review of This is How We Change the Ending Vikki Wakefield , 2019 single work novel ; Ghost Bird Lisa Fuller , 2019 single work novel ;

'Many young people would love to have a superpower, although few would view themselves as superheroes or even as everyday heroes. They may in fact see themselves as antiheroes due to lack of confidence or difficult life experiences. The novels under­ ­review here suggest young adults may be able to draw on powers from within themselves, their family, friends and community to create identity and perhaps even help save their corner of the world.' (Introduction)

(p. 16) Section: Review
The Heights of Silliness, Ed Wright , single work review
— Review of The Dizzying Heights Ross Fitzgerald , Ian McFadyen , 2019 single work novel ;

The Dizzying Heights, the seventh in Ross Fitzgerald’s Grafton Everest series, begins with Grafton examining his penis in the mirror through the lens of its (and his) senescence. It’s a curiously blunt self-examination, exacerbated by a failure of focus that provides a counterpoint for the far more whimsical satirical confection that follows, a political romp that thoroughly disavows itself of the restrictions of reality.' (Introduction)

(p. 18)
Common Enemy Too Close to Home, Graeme Blundell , single work review
— Review of The Commons Shelley Birse , 2020 series - publisher film/TV ;

'A new drama series, The Commons, set in the not-too-distant future takes a look at the moral dilemmas faced by residents of climate-catastrophe Australia.'

(p. 19)

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