Stephen Hall

February 22, 2017
qAAStory

“Quite an Abusive Story” by John Kidson – Review

This novel is written in the first person and styled like a secret diary. The diary narrative explores a number of relationships the victim has and their response to his […]
January 26, 2017
capt cook displaced Aborigines

Australia Day & Indigenous Sovereignty

  ‘All Aborigines from Sydney onwards are to be made prisoners of war and if they resist they are to be shot and their bodies hung from trees in the […]
January 3, 2017
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‘Every Mother’s Son Is Guilty’: Policing the Kimberley frontier of Western Australia 1882 – 1905 – Review

It’s not often you can judge a book by its cover but in this case you can. The picture of around 100 Kimberley men chained at the neck in Wyndham, […]
November 13, 2016
a Tear in the Soul

A Tear in the Soul by Amanda Webster (review)

Reconciliation is a long, hard road. But it begins with acknowledging that the damage is real, the anger justified.  A Tear in the Soul is a timely volume for people […]