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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 The Devil's Tears
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'1975: When bloody war ravages his beloved Portuguese Timor, Cesar da Silva flees with his wife and children from a country in flames. But in their desperate bid for freedom, amidst the chaos and devastation, Cesar's young family becomes separated. Believing his wife and two daughters dead, Cesar finds passage to the Portugal of his heritage and later to Australia.

In occupied Timor, Cesar's wife is alive, but her troubles are far from over. Hunted by a sadistic warlord and with no way to get a message to the outside world, she despairs she will never see her husband again..

1997: More than twenty years later, a young Australian journalist and her photographer are drawn to the killing fields of Timor and discover the terrible suffering of the Timorese people at the hands of a brutal foreign invader. They are compelled to expose the truth to the world, but in their quest for justice, they become entangled in the da Silva family tragedy, placing them all in the gravest of danger...' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Victoria, Nicholas and Lachlan, with all my love.

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Works about this Work

Books Ian Nichols , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 6 March 2010; (p. 36-37)

— Review of Below the Styx Michael Meehan , 2010 single work novel ; Lillian Roxon : Mother of Rock Robert Milliken , 2002 single work biography ; The Devil's Tears Steven Horne , 2010 single work novel
Books Fiction Sue Bond , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 27 - 28 February 2010; (p. 22)

— Review of The Devil's Tears Steven Horne , 2010 single work novel
Off the Shelf : Thriller Owen Richardson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 27 February 2010; (p. 24)

— Review of The Devil's Tears Steven Horne , 2010 single work novel
Stories from the Front Line Marc McEvoy , 2010 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 21 February 2010; (p. 10-11)
Off the Shelf : Thriller Owen Richardson , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 27 February 2010; (p. 24)

— Review of The Devil's Tears Steven Horne , 2010 single work novel
Books Fiction Sue Bond , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 27 - 28 February 2010; (p. 22)

— Review of The Devil's Tears Steven Horne , 2010 single work novel
Books Ian Nichols , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 6 March 2010; (p. 36-37)

— Review of Below the Styx Michael Meehan , 2010 single work novel ; Lillian Roxon : Mother of Rock Robert Milliken , 2002 single work biography ; The Devil's Tears Steven Horne , 2010 single work novel
Stories from the Front Line Marc McEvoy , 2010 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 21 February 2010; (p. 10-11)
Last amended 20 Jul 2010 08:34:16
Settings:
  • c
    East Timor,
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    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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    Portugal,
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    Western Europe, Europe,
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    Australia,
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  • 1975
  • 1997
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