Issue 13

A LIFE WITH PRINCESS MARGARET AND OTHER RARE HUMANS

2020-01-31T16:54:03+11:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Review|Tags: |

Lady in Waiting - My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown by Anne Glenconner Hodder & Stoughton Zuleika 2020 ISBN-13: 9780306846359 $32.99 (hb) Reviewed by Anne Henderson Before taking up Anne Glenconner’s (now an international best seller) Lady in Waiting - My Extraordinary Life in the Shadow of the Crown, it is worth reading Craig [...]

WINSTON’S WOMEN

2020-01-31T16:52:13+11:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Review|Tags: |

Working with Winston – The Unsung Women Behind Britain’s Greatest Statesman by Cita Stelzer Head Zeus 2019 ISBN-13: 978-1643130194 ISBN-10: 1643130196 RRP $42.99 (hb) Reviewed by Anne Henderson They were called secretaries but their duties could range widely - from endless “taking down” (shorthand) until 3am to looking after fish or butterflies and various other species in [...]

SCOTT MORRISON’S SURPRISE VICTORY – AS ASSESSED BY AARON PATRICK

2020-01-31T16:50:51+11:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Review|Tags: |

The Surprise Party: How the Coalition Went From Chaos to Comeback By Aaron Patrick Black Inc. 2019 ISBN: 9781760642174 RRP: $29.99 (pb) Reviewed by Gerard Henderson Sydney based Aaron Patrick is one of a trio of journalists who have written a book covering the May 2019 Australian election.  The others are the Canberra-based Niki Savva [...]

THE TRIALS OF JOHN HUBERT PLUNKETT

2020-01-31T16:53:05+11:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Review|Tags: |

Murder at Myall Creek by Mark Tedeschi Simon & Schuster 2016 ISBN13 9781925456264 ISBN10 1925456269 RRP $25 (pb) Reviewed by Anne Henderson Author Mark Tedeschi QC writes, in his Preface to Murder at Myall Creek,  that completing his “easily accessible version” of New South Wales’ Solicitor General and Attorney General (1832-1856) John Plunkett’s life story was no [...]