The incumbent Liberal party has returned with a narrow majority after the closely-fought Australian election.
Leo Robson reviews the double-Booker Prize-winning author’s new novel about Australian identity.
Australia’s timewarp island was the setting for atrocities against Aborigines in the 19th century and has a harsh treatment of asylum seekers today. Yet many see Australia as a liberal hope for the future.
Big coastal cities do not always get good coverage, let alone the outback.
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