Leichhardt on the mind

The manhunt continues for the Prussian enigma

Leichhardt on the mind

Where is Dr Leichhardt?: The greatest mystery in Australian history

by Darrell Lewis

Monash University Publishing, $39.95 pb, 440 pp, 9781921867767

Martin Thomas

Martin Thomas

Martin Thomas is a cultural historian and broadcaster. As an interviewer, he contributes to the Oral History and Folklore Program of the...

Among all the myriad characters, brilliant and brutish, fraudulent and fabulous, who lobbed into New South Wales in the mid-nineteenth century, Ludwig Leichhardt, born in rural Prussia 200 years ago, was in a class of his own.

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Published in September 2013 no. 354

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