August 2016 - Page 2 of 2 - Book of Bogan

The One Man by Andrew Gross

The One Man by Andrew GrossThanks to NetGalley for the opportunity to read this book in exchange for an honest review. The One Man is the (fictional) story of one man’s daring attempt to break an important scientist out of a Nazi concentration camp in occupied Poland, and the stories of those who are working for and against this mission.... Read More »

Blitzkrieg by Lloyd Clark

Blitzkrieg by Lloyd ClarkBlitzkrieg is a book which seeks to somewhat demythologise one of the most well-known, and perhaps lionised parts of World War 2 history – the German tactics during the early years or months of the war which gave them such an advantage over their largely unprepared, or underpowered adversaries. Anyone who has had even the... Read More »

Toru: Wayfarer Returns by Stephanie R Sorensen

Toru: Wayfarer Returns by Stephanie R SorensenAn alternate-history steampunk story set in 19th Century Japan? What could possibly go wrong? (cue the music) Toru: Wayfarer Returns is the story of a young (although unspecified) fisherman who comes to shore in Japan, after returning from a great trip to America, where he has apparently been able to absorb LITERALLY ALL THE KNOWLEDGE... Read More »

Milat: Inside Australia’s Biggest Manhunt by Clive Small

Milat: Inside Australia’s Biggest Manhunt by Clive SmallIvan Milat is an infamous name in Australian history, as probably the most well-known of Australia’s serial killers. Active throughout the late 80s and early-mid 90s, he kidnapped a number of backpackers, or hitchhikers, before taking them into the nearby Balanglo State Forest, sexually assaulting them and murdering them. The author of this book –... Read More »