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Paul Byrnes Paul Byrnes i(A7470 works by)
Gender: Male
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Paul Byrnes has been a long-serving film reviewer with the Sydney Morning Herald.

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y separately published work icon The Lost Boys Lost Boys : The Untold Stories of the Under-age Soldiers Who Fought in the First World War. South Melbourne : Affirm Press , 2019 17002771 2019 single work biography

'In the Great War of 1914–1918, thousands of boys across Australia and New Zealand lied about their age, forged a parent’s signature and left to fight in a war on the other side of the world. Though some were as young as thirteen, they soon found they could die as well as any man. Like Peter Pan’s lost boys, they have remained forever young. These are their stories.

'This extraordinary book captures the incredible and previously untold stories of 40 Anzac boys who fought in the Great War, from Gallipoli to the Armistice. Featuring haunting images of the boys taken at training camps and behind the lines, these tales are both heartbreaking and rousing, full of daring, ingenuity, recklessness, random horror and capricious luck.

'A unique perspective on World War I, The Lost Boys is military history made deeply personal, a powerful homage to youthful bravery and a poignant reminder of the horror of war.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2020 longlisted Booksellers Choice Award Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year
2020 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Illustrated Book of the Year
2020 winner Indie Awards Illustrated Non-fiction
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