December 2016

Somme: Into the Breach by Hugh Sebag-Montefiore

Reviewed by Donald Lawie November 2016 marks one hundred years since the last shot was fired in the Battle of the Somme which commenced on 1 July 1916. Fought in the vicinity of the Somme River in northern France, the battle was an attempt by the British and French armies to defeat the forces of

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Flesh Wounds by Richard Glover

Reviewed by Terrie Ferman Richard Glover will be familiar to readers of the weekend edition of The Sydney Morning Herald where he writes about any number of fairly ordinary issues. The tone of that column is light hearted and often insightful. He writes with similar insight in his memoir Flesh Wounds.  In an otherwise engaging

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