Jimmy Brockett

Stivens, Dal

Jimmy Brockett is an example of that rare species, the Australian political novel.First published in 1951, the book tells the story of a rogue entrepreneur who builds his fortune in boxing, newspapers and racing. Dal Stivens paints a vivid picture of political corruption, bribery and the manipulations of a political party in early twentieth-century Sydney. It is a timeless story that resonates even today.

  • Allen & Unwin
  • 9781743314852
  • Nov 1 2012
  • Edition 1
  • 268 Pages