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Issue Details: First known date: 2020... 31 October 2020 of The Weekend Australian est. 1977 The Weekend Australian
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* Contents derived from the 2020 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Great Escape, Rosemary Neill , single work review
— Review of The Freedom Circus Sue Smethurst , 2020 single work biography ;

'A new book tells the “death-defying” story of a Melbourne Jewish family who survived the Holocaust – partly through clowning, writes Rosemary Neill When Mindla Horowitz announced that she wanted to marry a circus performer, her father was far from impressed. “A clown is not a husband … nothing good comes from a clown,’’ he declared.' (Introduction)

(p. 4)
Where There’s a Wool There’s a Way, Stephen Romei , single work review
— Review of Rams Jules Duncan , 2019 single work film/TV ;
'The first face we see in Rams is that of a Dorset Horn ram. He’s not named in the movie but his off-screen name is Locke.'
(p. 12)
Greek Flavour in Sprawling Family Smorgasbord, Louise Swinn , single work review
— Review of Lucky's Andrew Pippos , 2020 single work novel ;

'In Lucky’s, the debut novel of Sydney writer Andrew Pippos, the story is split between Lucky, the man behind the Lucky’s restaurant franchise, and Emily, jetting in from London in 2002 to write a New Yorker piece on the demise of the chain.' (Introduction)

(p. 14) Section: Review
A One-sided War, Bruce Beresford , single work review
— Review of Breaker Morant Peter FitzSimons , 2020 single work biography ;

'Peter FitzSimons’s new book on Breaker Morant is full of surprises, writes Bruce Beresford As a teenager in the 1950s, I remember reading a number of books by Ion Idriess, who, along with Frank Clune, was one of the two writers that concentrated on Australian characters and Australian history. Nonfiction books such as The Cattle King, The Drums of Mer and Lasseter’s Last Ride were exciting tales about my own country and made me realise that films could be made — one day — that told Australian stories.' (Introduction)

(p. 14)
Rowling with a Fantasy Winner, Joy Lawn , single work review
— Review of Hollowpox : The Hunt for Morrigan Crow Jessica Townsend , 2020 single work children's fiction ;

'Australian fiction is flourishing with the recent release of books for adults by well-known writers. However, a children’s fantasy story is outselling most of them.'  (Introduction)

(p. 16)
The Hidden Art, Geordie Williamson , single work review
— Review of Infinite Splendours Sofie Laguna , 2020 single work novel ;

'Nan Shepherd was a teacher and writer of mid-century Scotland who attained posthumous fame when her brief account of a lifetime spent walking the Cairngorm Mountains was republished in 2011. Her book, The Living Mountain, deserved its belated accolades. It was heady, concentrated stuff, the literary equivalent of an aged single malt.'  (Introduction)

(p. 17)
[Extract] Cadaver Dog, Luke Best , extract novel (p. 18)
Sometimes the Twain Shall Meet, Sarah Holland-Batt , single work column

'Few things are as disappointing as discovering a great novelist writes bad poetry. The effect of this discovery is so strong on me that when I return to the fiction, I often find it dimmed.' (Introduction)

(p. 18)

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