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Writers Live - Jonathan King introduces Palestine Diaries

Berkelouw Books, Mona Vale

Thursday, 30 November 2017 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm (AEDT)

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30/11/2017 $14.00 $1.69

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You are invited to meet Jonathan King when he introduces his new book Palestine Diaries.

Culminating with the cavalry charge at Beersheba on 31 October 1917, Palestine Diaries is the story of Australia's Light Horsemen of WWI, told in their own brutally honest words - day by day, battle after bloody battle.

One hundred years after that now-legendary battle - widely considered the last great cavalry charge- Dr. Jonathan King argues that the breathtaking achievement of the 4th Light Horse Brigade should become the cornerstone of our national identity.

The soldiers in these pages were the first to achieve incredible victories for their new nation - ahead of the Western Front and unlike the defeats of Gallipoli. These young Australians helped demolish the centuries-old Ottoman Empire, a victory that would not only change the course of the war, but would also plant the seeds of the modern Middle Eastern conflicts.

Published together here, many for the first time, are the diaries, letters and photos of the brave young men whose service and sacrifice helped shape a nation.

Have questions about Writers Live - Jonathan King introduces Palestine Diaries? Contact Berkelouw Books, Mona Vale

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Berkelouw Books
12-14 Park St
Mona Vale, NSW 2103

Thursday, 30 November 2017 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm (AEDT)

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Berkelouw Books, Mona Vale

Berkelouw Books opened in Mona Vale in 2007. We have a spacious, light-filled store where you can discover a wide range of books and gifts for adults and children. Our staff are experienced booklovers who have the best bookselling technology at their fingertips to ensure they can satisfy your reading needs. We are a community based bookstore. We host bookclubs for readers of literature, crime and for kids who just love to read. We also host Writers Live events where readers can meet authors, talk about books and find out how good (and how hard) it is to be a writer. We also offer occasional workshops in areas that we believe are important to our customers.

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