Tag: Richard Glover

The Land Before Avocado

The Land Before Avocado: Journeys in a Lost Australia

by Richard Glover (ABC Books, 2018); audiobook read by the author (Bolinda, 2018)

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Part personal recollection, part assiduous research, Glover delivers a time capsule of Australian social history for the years 1975-1985. Though the material itself is fascinating, and tragicomic in a ‘truth as satire’ way, the delivery suffers whenever Glover tries to be funny.