Book List in Order:13 titles

  • Here is Brodie, an expatriate trader in New Guinea, whose understanding of the sorceries and rituals he now lives with is moving close to respect and wonderment. He watches his visiting daughter, a twelve year old, being captivated by this culture of...


  • Stories of Laughter and Lament, set among the filthy rich and the dirt poor, seven stories first selected and published by Penguin Books.   Widows Charles Rand fell off his yacht, somewhere in the middle of the bay, on one of the first pale blue eve...


  • A World This Size.You will have a restaurant like this in your city.And, if you have spent time eating alone in restaurants, you will have felt the reverie of the imagination, which will cause you to scrutinise other diners for clues to their persona...


  • The basis for the Meryl Streep film A Cry in the Dark: The dramatic true story of a mother's worst nightmare and the murder trial that shocked Australia. On a camping trip at Ayer's Rock, the Chamberlain family's i...


  • In Rage, Rebellion - A volume comprising three feature pieces:1. Backstage at the RevolutionWhile the African National Congress was a banned organization in South Africa, and the white minority ruled with gunfire, the ANC theatre troupe Amandla toure...


  • Islanders, Far South - Three feature pieces and one column piece in one volume, events in the lives of southern fishing communities in Tasmania.1.Pride of the Crayfish Fleet.Life in the Bass Strait Islands, out of the Port of Lady Barron.THE CRAYFISH...


  • The Personality of War - A volume comprising five pieces. Rehearsals for the Death of Taipei. One day every year Taiwan practiced its defenses against its possible invasion by China, or for its own invasion of China. Here is the moment in Taipei. T...


  • A volume of three feature pieces treating revolutions in each of Panama, Nicaragua and the building of tensions in Haiti.1. In Panama, a Pantomime.Billed as support for a rebellion against General Noriega, the US invaded Panama for Christmas 1989. A ...


  • A novel written true to the histories, and true to the memories of Enric Torres i Barbo, whose life and philosophies this novel takes for its guide. Twin boys Enric and Josep, at ten years of age, served as spies and couriers in the Resistance by th...






  • Five Asian pieces, four from Kalimantan, Singapore, Taipei, Hong Kong, and one column piece from Samarinda, in one volume.1. His Brow in Feathers, the Dyak Chieftain and his Equation for the Order of Time.A Festival of Redemption, led by the Chief of...


  • A novella sized piece covering the Ulster troubles, called the Stormont Riots, the street battles and intrigues of Ulster Protestants and IRA. "John Bryson has the skills of literary journalism, and abundant luck" a Penguin Books copywriter wrote for...



  • Whoring Around, a novella in six stories. PrologueBlowing ItBetween WhoresDreaming of GloryA Sense of Propriety More and more we lunched at his tennis club. He had recently become its honorary treasurer. I remember an afternoon, with the washed blues...