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Geoff Page: Plevna

  Plevna: A biography in verse Geoff Page / UWA Publishing As he did in his superb collection 1953 (reviewed here), in Plevna Geoff Page has set himself the task of recovering unknown, lost or otherwise unglamorous elements of Australian history – … Continue reading

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Trouble on the Hour, Every Hour

My essay on the bewildering array of troubles surrounding Europe, drawing on George Friedman‘s recent book Flashpoints, is featured in the latest edition of Overland magazine. The end of the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet Bloc had … Continue reading

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Review: The Tsarnaev Brothers

Confusion Now Hath Made His Masterpiece The Tsarnaev Brothers: The Road to a Modern Tragedy by Masha Gessen (Scribe) Hell is a city much like London, wrote Percy Shelley as he left the choking metropolis for the romantic and revitalizing … Continue reading

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