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Text that reads "The Penguin History of Modern Russia" taken from the cover of the book with the same name.

Book Review: The Penguin History of Modern Russia

Posted 26th December 2023

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Robert Service’s “The Penguin History of Modern Russia” is an excellent introduction to a globally important but frequently misunderstood nation.

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A History of the Dunvegan Estate, Macleod

Posted 2nd June 2023

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My local history book has been published and copies are now available for sale.

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Book Review: Daniel Andrews

Posted 24th May 2023

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Sumeyya Ilanbey’s biography of Victorian premier Daniel Andrews is insightful and considered; providing a detailed portrait of one of Australia’s most powerful provincial leaders.

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Cover image of 'SPQR' by Mary Beard

Book Review: SPQR

Posted 31st March 2023

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Mary Beard’s history of the Roman empire, entitled ‘SPQR’ is an interesting read but also feels somewhat incomplete.

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Book review: Silent Invasion

Posted 14th April 2021

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A review of Clive Hamilton’s controversial book examining the influence of the Chinese government in Australia.

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