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How an Australian freed an unfinished nation’s history

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Indonesia Out of Exile


Written by Duncan Graham, originally published in Interpreter

Jan 20, 2023

Australia’s relationships with Indonesia are usually measured through stories of terror and disaster, aid and trade, rarely anything that’s cerebral. That’s been corrected by writer Max Lane revealing the richness of Indonesian literature, first through translations and now with fine detail in Indonesia out of Exile – the story of how one persecuted writer killed a dictatorship.

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