Description - Owen Dixon by Philip Ayres
Australia's most eminent judge was regarded as the greatest exponent of the common law of his generation anywhere in the world. Through his private diaries, the author gives the text a strong sense of momentum, interiority and continuing drama. He focuses on the most interesting cases and involves the reader closely regarding his trips and wartime.
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Author Biography - Philip Ayres
Philip Ayres is Associate Professor of English Literature at Monash University and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, London. A meticulous researcher and experienced biographer, his previous books include Mawson: A Life, Malcolm Fraser: A Biography, and Classical Culture and the Idea of Rome in Eighteenth Century England.