The day we had Hitler home: a novel

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Picador, 2000 - Fiction - 351 pages
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Novel in which Adolf Hitler, after being temporarily blinded and made dumb while fighting in WWI, is transported to Australia in 1919. There he meets Audrey McNeil, who is awakened to politics and the changes sweeping the world. Shortlisted for the 2001 Miles Franklin Award. Author is a noted novelist and poet who has been awarded the Miles Franklin Award twice and has been named a member of the Order of Australia. Other novels include 'Just Relations' and 'Captivity Captive'.

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Author Rodney Hall was born in Birmingham, England in 1935. After World War II, he migrated to Australia. At the age of 16, he left school in Brisbane, but eventually graduated from the University of Queensland in 1971. He has written collections of poetry, biographies, novels, and scripts for both television and radio. He won the Victorian Premier's Literary Award in 1988 for Captivity Captive and the Miles Franklin Award in 1982 for Just Relations and in 1994 for The Grisly Wife.

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