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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 On Dangerous Ground : A Gallipoli Story
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'This eagerly awaited novel by one of Australia's leading historians, uses fact and fiction to recreate the most dramatic moments of the Gallipoli campaign. Featuring a selection of paintings by the Australian artist George Lambert, On Dangerous Ground recounts Gallipoli's battle scenes with a page-turning energy as the author ultimately reminds us of the human cost of war.

In 1915 Lt Roy Irwin goes missing at Gallipoli. The young woman who loves him and the men who fought beside him begin their search. In 1919, historian CEW Bean returns to Anzac with artist George Lambert and soldier Harry Vickers to solve the greatest mystery of the campaign, to discover Gallipoli's secret.

Forward to 2015, and Dr Mark Troy's quest to preserve the peninsula from roadworks is sidetracked by political intervention and diplomatic intrigue. But a flirtation with a dynamic young woman from Army Intelligence uncovers long-forgotten documents protecting Gallipoli's graves.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: To the memory of my Grandfather, Pte Thomas Charles Scates, Quinn's Post, 1915, and for Ken Inglis, who taught us how to remember Anzac.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crawley, Inner Perth, Perth, Western Australia,: UWA Publishing , 2012 .
      person or book cover
      Image courtesy of UWA Press
      Extent: 263p.
      Description: illus., maps, ports.
      Note/s:
      • Includes bibliography.
      ISBN: 9781742583938 (pbk)

Works about this Work

On 'Imagined History' Bart Ziino , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: History Australia , April vol. 10 no. 1 2013; (p. 219-221)

— Review of On Dangerous Ground : A Gallipoli Story Bruce Scates , 2012 single work novel
Untitled Sara Knox , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , 1 March vol. 37 no. 1 2013; (p. 136-137)

— Review of On Dangerous Ground : A Gallipoli Story Bruce Scates , 2012 single work novel
A Gallipoli Not Seen Before Christina Spittel , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 23 June 2012; (p. 20)

— Review of On Dangerous Ground : A Gallipoli Story Bruce Scates , 2012 single work novel
Off the Shelf : Fiction Dianne Dempsey , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 2 June 2012; (p. 34)

— Review of On Dangerous Ground : A Gallipoli Story Bruce Scates , 2012 single work novel
Off the Shelf : Fiction Dianne Dempsey , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 2 June 2012; (p. 34)

— Review of On Dangerous Ground : A Gallipoli Story Bruce Scates , 2012 single work novel
A Gallipoli Not Seen Before Christina Spittel , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 23 June 2012; (p. 20)

— Review of On Dangerous Ground : A Gallipoli Story Bruce Scates , 2012 single work novel
Untitled Sara Knox , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , 1 March vol. 37 no. 1 2013; (p. 136-137)

— Review of On Dangerous Ground : A Gallipoli Story Bruce Scates , 2012 single work novel
On 'Imagined History' Bart Ziino , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: History Australia , April vol. 10 no. 1 2013; (p. 219-221)

— Review of On Dangerous Ground : A Gallipoli Story Bruce Scates , 2012 single work novel
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