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Ross C. Hamilton

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Ross has been writing short fiction and non-fiction pieces for a number of years, in both Australian markets and abroad. After being kicked out onto invalidity in 2007, he had the opportunity to return to university and undertake post-graduate studies in writing which later lead to commencing a research degree. He has a wide variety of literary interests, particularly the realm of speculative fiction. His debut novella, It Hides In Darkness, won an unpublished author award leading to publication.


While I was reading Am I Black Enough For You by Anita Heiss, I was taken with a single passing reference to Windradyne, an Aboriginal leader in fighting against some of the early Australian colonists. Now I vaguely recalled the name but decided to research further. And one thing seemed to just lead to another.

I now find myself immersed in reading material about these early relations between In... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 29, 2013 05:57 • 25 views • Tags: aboriginal, australia, colonists, indigenous-australian, koori, war
Average rating: 4.00 · 21 ratings · 13 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
It Hides in Darkness
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2012
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Conversations With Myself
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After reading Abercrombie’s brutal novel, Red Country, I was not sure what to expect with this new one, Half A King. It was only after I had finished reading it that I discovered it was intended as more a Young Adult novel.

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Like Cornwell’s other historical works, the sense of historical place and times comes through well, clearly well researched. And the main characters continue to be well developed. Uhtred himself is not just getting older, he is responding further to ...more
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