Confessions of an adviser

Gordon Peake‚Äôs marvellous new book Unsung Land, Aspiring Nation is based on the four years he spent in Bougainville as an Australian aid-funded adviser, from 2016 to 2019. It is both entertaining and insightful. Peake is a brilliant writer. He writes movingly about Arawa, Bougainville’s once booming, now decaying mining town. A major preoccupation is … Continue reading Confessions of an adviser