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The Barbarians by Peter Pinney

Johnno's illicit diary is from one man's attempt to record a slender thread of truth in the whole tangled fabric of the Wau-Salamaua fight; and it was all in tiny, cramped writing. You can hardly read it; I had good eyes then. And now it's starting to fade and discolour, and the binding has rotted; and I know it doesn't dovetail with a lot of glorifying bull written by patriotic war historians, but to my knowledge no one else kept any personal notes of those times, so I've had some rooster edit out the rubbish and knock the remainder into shape, and here it is.

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Publication date

9th April 2008

Author

Peter Pinney

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Publisher

Lulu.com

Format

Paperback
188 pages

Categories

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781847996053

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