James Dunk reviews 'Seasons of War' by Christopher Lee

James Dunk reviews 'Seasons of War' by Christopher Lee

Seasons of War: A Novel

by Christopher Lee

Viking, $24.99 hb, 144 pp, 9780670078837

Seasons of War is a fictional firsthand account of the Allied invasion of Gallipoli. Opposite the title page, the blurb suggests that it offers ‘the kind of truth that only fiction can’: what it felt like to be there, and how being there transformed the Australian nation (a contention which belongs, truly, to fiction).

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Published in April 2015, no. 370
James Dunk

James Dunk

James Dunk is a historian and writer living in Sydney. His doctoral thesis was a study of madness in colonial Australia.

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