Nearly all the reviews of The Narrow Road To The Deep North by Australian Richard Flanagan, this year’s Man Booker winner, have been effusive. And I can see why. I came across one that isn’t. And, again I can see why.
I picked the wrong winner. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves didn’t win the Man Booker. The good news is that for the second year in a row the prize has come down here, to the bottom of the world. New Zealand’s very own Eleanor Catton won in […]
Our Family Roll of Honour Each one an ANZAC Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. – General George S. Patton Daniel Bodley, 21 years Shepherd Killed in Action, 15 September 1916, The Somme, WWI Son of Henry and Elizabeth Bodley, Te Pohue, […]