Ray Ericksen

Ray Ericksen is the author of Ernest Giles (1987).

Ray Ericksen reviews 'In Search of Edward John Eyre' by Geoffrey Dutton

December 1982–January 1983, no. 47 01 December 1982
Ray Ericksen reviews 'In Search of Edward John Eyre' by Geoffrey Dutton
In this volume, a valued literary companion of long standing has been stripped of two-thirds of its substance, all of its footnotes and bibliography, even acknowledgments; and the remnant, daubed with illustrations, comes out dressed for a different marketplace. Dutton’s admirable first biography of Eyre – The Hero as Murderer, (1967, Collins/Cheshire) gets no mention here, not even in the bl ... (read more)