Iron in the Blood: A musical adaptation of Robert Hughes’s 'The Fatal Shore' by Jeremy Rose

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October 2016, no. 385
Geoff Page reviews 'Iron in the Blood: A musical adaptation of Robert Hughes’s The Fatal Shore' composed by Jeremy Rose

Iron in the Blood: A musical adaptation of Robert Hughes’s 'The Fatal Shore'

by Jeremy Rose

ABC Classics (Universal Music) $24.99 CD, 69:51 minutes, 479 6387

Iron in the Blood: A musical adaptation of Robert Hughes’s 'The Fatal Shore' by Jeremy Rose

Reviewed by
October 2016, no. 385

Iron in the Blood is jazz musician Jeremy Rose's ambitious and heartfelt tribute to Robert Hughes's The Fatal Shore (1986). Although some academic historians may demur, The Fatal Shore remains a crucial book for understanding the brutality of Australia's colonial origins.

Geoff Page reviews 'Iron in the Blood: A musical adaptation of Robert Hughes’s The Fatal Shore' composed by Jeremy Rose

Iron in the Blood: A musical adaptation of Robert Hughes’s 'The Fatal Shore'

by Jeremy Rose

ABC Classics (Universal Music) $24.99 CD, 69:51 minutes, 479 6387

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