Thicker Than Water by CAL FLYN

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McMillan has come to symbolise some of the very worst excesses of Australia’s violent colonial past. So it is a tribute to Ms Flyn’s empathy for his “moral ambivalence” that when she comes to write of his death—possibly suicide—aged 54, the reader feels pity as well as relief.
-The Economist

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Published January 1, 2016 by HARPER COLLINS.
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History.
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The Economist

Above average
on Jun 25 2016

McMillan has come to symbolise some of the very worst excesses of Australia’s violent colonial past. So it is a tribute to Ms Flyn’s empathy for his “moral ambivalence” that when she comes to write of his death—possibly suicide—aged 54, the reader feels pity as well as relief.

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Guardian

Good
Reviewed by Elizabeth Lowry on Jun 02 2016

Thicker Than Water is, to borrow a word Australians use when dealing with anything unsettling, a “confronting” book. The urgent question, “How can things be fixed?” infuses every page. To her credit, Flyn is aware of the ugly likelihood that they can’t.

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