For all the promise of his name, Jack Skeat cannot be a poet. His friend Rex Petley - eel-catcher, girl-chaser, motorbike rider - takes that prize.Is he also a murderer?And why, forty years later, does he drown out on the Gulf? Jack has to find out, and so, decades later, is drawn to examine their lives.
War Popular Penguins
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Nearly 420 000 Australians enlisted during the First World War, and more than half were killed, wounded or captured. the conflict was the most costly in Australia's history. In the fates of his protagonists in his acclaimed Flesh in Armour - one dies valiantly, one dies in an abject and mentally ... read more