Winner Take All?
Penguin, $2.95 pb, 132 pp
Don’t judge Donald Horne’s books by their titles.
The Lucky Country, he now tells us, is not so much about the good fortune ofAustralia as about Australia as a derivative society. But even that, he said in the preface to the second edition, is misleading, for the central theme is the subtitle: Australia in the Sixties. ‘The Lucky Country theme is really a sub-plot’.