Tag: Australia

The Dying Days of Segregation in Australia: Case Study Yarrabah

The Dying Days of Segregation in Australia: Case Study Yarrabah

| August 21, 2018

Did the deep north of Australia experience racism, discrimination and segregation? Yes. But it was different from the deep south of the USA. A system similar to South African apartheid existed on Aboriginal reserves like Yarrabah in Queensland till as recently as 1984. This book, The Dying Days of Segregation in Australia: Case Study Yarrabah, […]

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Refugee

Refugee

| May 12, 2018

Dresden fire bombers—Rolf Krieger holds Willem, his son, in his arms as he dies—his family suffocates in the inferno. In 1950 Australia, Rolf starts a new life. But the war will not go away, Dresden, nightmares, Germany, deserters, killing fields, dead bodies, military hospitals, and refugee centres, fill his mind. He faces prejudice and his […]

Forgotten Places

Forgotten Places

| July 15, 2017

Van Diemen’s Land, Australia. 1833 English settler Grace Ashwell flees an abusive lover in Hobart Town, with six-year-old Violet in tow. In her head, escape is easy: find work in the northern settlements and earn enough for passage home to London. But the terrain beyond the settled districts is wilder than Grace could ever have […]

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Murtagh’s Fury

Murtagh’s Fury

| April 1, 2017

Two Ancient Irish Gods Clash in a Brisbane Summer, as the city floods . . . Set in Brisbane in the midst of the 1974 floods, Murtagh’s Fury follows the adventures of an ancient god whose dwindling powers have trapped him in the Evans Deakin shipyards. There he battles a Fomori — an Irish giant […]

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