Category: Books and Reviews

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When the War Came: New Guinea Islands 1942

The book, a collection of personal and family stories on the varied experiences of those in Rabaul, Kavieng and the New Guinea islands prior to WWII, is sponsored by the Rabaul and Montevideo Maru...

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Books

  Line of Fire by Ian Townsend ISBN: 9781460750926 Paperback and EBook 2017 304pp Non fiction $29.99 Photos, notes and references Available from book stores. The little known and intriguing WWII story of an...

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Book review: March 2016

The Flying Kangaroo by Jim Eames The Flying Kangaroo by Jim Eames Published in November 2015 by Allen and Unwin. ISBN: 978 1 76011 355 1, Softback and eBook, 344 pages, Black and White...

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Book reviews: December 2015

Crocodile Prize Anthology 2015, Eds Philip Fitzpatrick & Keith Jackson Myth + magic: art of the Sepik River, Papua New Guinea by Crispin Howarth Stone Age Moon by James O Hunter The Volcano’s Wife:...

Stone Age Moon by James O Hunter

Self-published, 2015, ISBN: 978-0-646-93973-5, Paperback, 308 pages, colour and B&W photos, maps. Available from: PO Box 591, Bowen QLD 4805, 07 47851285, huntdon@bigpond.com Cost: AU$65 plus $15 postage within Australia, Cheque or EFT payments to: JO...

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Book reviews: September 2015

2014 Crocodile Prize anthology Pictorial history of Papua New Guinea compiled by Dianne McInnes PNGVR: A History 1950-1973 by Major Bob Harvey-Hall, RFD, ED (Retd) 2014 Crocodile Prize anthology I was delighted to receive...

Peter Ryan, Fear Drive My Feet

Published in 2015 as a Text Classic with an introduction by Peter Pierce, by Text Publishing. ISBN: 9781925240054, Paperback, 336 pages. Available from Text Publishing: www.textpublishing.com.au at $12.95. Also available as an ebook. Fear...

Barry Taverner, Scenery and Seismic in Papua New Guinea

Published in 2014 by Barry Taverner, printed in Singapore by Paradigm Print Media. ISBN: 9780994150103, Hardcover with dust jacket,133 pages, landscape format. Available from William Adrian McGrath. Weight 900 grams, cost $49 plus postage....

Peter Thompson and Robert Macklin, Operation Rimau

Published in 2015 by Hachette Australia ISBN: 9780733633478, Paperback, 352 pages. Available at Berkelouw Books, Cronulla for $29.99. Previously published as Kill the Tiger, new material has been added to this edition of  Operation...