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).
James Dunk reviews 'Seasons of War' by Christopher Lee
Seasons of War: A Novel
by Christopher Lee
Viking, $24.99 hb, 144 pp, 9780670078837
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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