Australian Fire Tag

An Interview with Adrian Hyland – by Alf Mayer Centered around policeman Roger Wood, Adrian Hyland’s Kinglake-350 is a masterpiece of writing about a catastrophe – the worst bushfire disaster in Australia’s history, Black Saturday, 7 February 2009. As the firestorm engulfed the community, Roger Wood risked his life, again and again, to try and save people.With the fire raging all around, he phoned home to warn his wife what was coming. She screamed that the fire had already hit their property. Then the line went dead… Adrian Hyland takes aRead More