Jock Serong

James Bradley reviews 'Preservation' by Jock Serong

James Bradley
26 November 2018

On 15 May 1797 a fishing boat passing Wattamolla, in what is now Sydney’s Royal National Park, spotted three men on the beach. Rescued and returned to Sydney, the trio – tea merchant and supercargo William Clarke, sailor John Bennet, and Clarke’s lascar manservant, Srinivas – told an extraordinary story. After their ship, the Sydney Cove, was wrecke ... More

Miriam Cosic reviews 'On the Java Ridge' by Jock Serong

Miriam Cosic
25 July 2017

A rich vein of political writing runs through Australian fiction. From the early days of socialist realism, through the anti-colonialism of both black and white writers, to tough explorati More

Craig Billingham reviews 'The Rules of Backyard Cricket' by Jock Serong

Craig Billingham
23 September 2016

Rain delays at sporting events are not reserved exclusively for reading Australian literature, which I think is a great shame. For example, in July 2016, Alex James, a cricket fan from ...

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