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'Lady Anna Cowen’s diaries have Helen Elliott keeping track of time

20 July: Gosh. I have been asked to review the diaries of Lady Anna Cowen and 'the book, large, shiny and black just landed. 362 pages. How nice it smells! When the editor asked me to review this I had to rack my brains. Lady Anna? Of course! The wife of the late Sir Zelman, our governor-general in 1978. After the odious (yes, he was) John Kerr finished his term, Malcolm Fraser had the idea of asking Zelman Cowen to take over. In the years after the dismissal half the nation would have condoned regicide, so it was a sublime choice.' (Introduction)

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