Arthur’s quest

Arthur’s quest

My Beautiful Enemy

by Cory Taylor

Text Publishing, $29.99 pb, 272 pp, 9781922079893

During World War II the Australian government constructed a number of internment camps for ‘enemy aliens’, including ones at Tatura (Rushworth) in Victoria, Hay and Cowra in New South Wales, Loveday in South Australia, and Harvey in Western Australia. Most of those interned were German nationals, and the most famous stories are those connected with Jewish refugees from the ship the Dunera, whose story has been told in a number of forms.

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Published in June 2013 no. 352
Dennis Altman

Dennis Altman

Dennis Altman is a Professorial Fellow in Human Security at La Trobe University, and the author of fourteen books. His most recent books are Queer Wars (with Jonathan Symons) and How to vote Progressive (co-edited with Sean Scalmer), both published in 2016.

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