Review: “The Bookshelf”, ABC Radio National. 26 April, 2019
The War Artist (UQP) tells the story of a soldier returned from a war, to a Penelope awaiting him with her own strength and stoicism, while another woman – a body artist – has her own significant part to play.
Interview: “The Drawing Room”, ABC Radio National. 25 April, 2019
Simon joined Patricia Karvelas in “The Drawing Room” and looks at the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and other challenges facing returned soldiers as they transition back into civilian life with his most recent novel – The War Artist.
Review: Good Reading Magazine. April, 2019
A thrilling and thought-provoking book.
Interview: Sydney Morning Herald/The Age/Canberra Times. 7 April, 2019
Simon Cleary’s novel captures the lingering trauma of soldiers
Review: The Herald Sun. 6 April, 2019
Simon Cleary’s powerful saga scrutinises the enormous effect of war.
Review: The ANZ LitLovers LitBlog. 10 March, 2019
Lisa Hill reviews The War Artist on the ANZ LitLovers LitBlog.