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Raelene Frances

Raelene Frances

Raelene Frances is Emeritus Professor of History at the Australian National University.

Raelene Frances reviews 'Life So Full of Promise: Further biographies of Australia’s lost generation' by Ross McMullin

June 2023, no. 454 23 May 2023
Just over a decade ago, Ross McMullin published Farewell, Dear People (2012), a magisterial biography of ten remarkable Australians killed in World War I. The book met with much acclaim, including the award of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Australian History in 2013. Life So Full of Promise, a sequel to this volume, provides three more biographies of men whose early lives suggested that they wo ... (read more)