Jessica Urwin

Jessica Urwin

Jessica Urwin is a PhD student in the School of History at the Australian National University.

Jessica Urwin reviews 'Benevolence' by Julie Janson

August 2020, no. 423 24 July 2020
Jessica Urwin reviews 'Benevolence' by Julie Janson
‘You not waibala, you not blackfella. You in between.’ So Granny Wiring tells Muraging, the protagonist in Julie Janson’s latest thought-provoking novel, Benevolence. While this is not Janson’s first foray into historical fiction – The Light Horse Ghost was published in 2018 – it is a tale close to her heart. While Benevolence is based on the oral histories of Darug elders and the arch ... (read more)