Elizabeth Tynan

Danielle Clode reviews 'Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga story' by Elizabeth Tynan

Danielle Clode
23 February 2017

Maralinga is a name familiar to most Australians as the site of British nuclear testing in the 1950s. Less familiar are the earlier tests at the Monte Bello Islands off Western Australia and Emu Field in South Australia. All have left a toxic legacy in our history.

Elizabeth Tynan’s finely researched book on the history of Maralinga and its precursors brin ... More