The Commandant by Jessica Anderson – Book review: by Mary Mageau

My copy of this book, The Commandant by Jessica Anderson, was purchased as a second hand copy from Booktopia. It arrived in perfect condition and has been donated to the Community Library. Once I opened its covers I became so absorbed in its rich content I could hardly close the book or put it down. […]

A Place to Escape From: The Novel & Brisbane Part 3

Richard Carroll continues his occasional series of reviews of books that in one way or another relate to the history of Brisbane and its wider area. Two novels of note with Brisbane as the setting were published in the decade following Vance Palmer’s works (see earlier post “Brisbane: A Prison Within a Prison”): The Delinquents […]