Review of Australia by Anthony Trollope, edited by P.D. Edwards and R.B. Joyce
The text of Trollope's Australia has been quite well known to Australian historians and students of literature ever since its first publication in London. Trollope, whatever else one may say about him, was one of those writers who was read, mainly because he had the story-teller's art of holding his public. Indeed it has become so fashionable to use Trollope as a source that there was a case for telling the English reading public here and elsewhere why he came to Australia, where he went, how he collected his information, and how he wrote the book.
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Published 1 May 1969 in Volume 4 No. 1.