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Australian Books

Rip-roaring satire in Iota

11 November 2023

9:00 AM

11 November 2023

9:00 AM

Pandemonium Ross Fitzgerald

Hybrid, pp.297, $32.99

This novel is the ninth book of the satirical series concerning Grafton Everest, a rambunctious, overweight, fictional academic who, as the book’s opening paragraph states, has been appointed, ‘once again through no ability, effort or desire of his own, to the position of Secretary-General of the United Nations’, the first Australian to hold the office, thus reaching the pinnacle of his haphazard career.

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