News From Roland Perry

Dr Death: A Different Cultural Hero. Dr Pornthip Rojanasunand

5th June 2017

Dr Death: A Different Cultural Hero. Dr Pornthip Rojanasunand

The Assassin on the Bangkok Express Book Launch 7th June 2017

5th June 2017

The Assassin on the Bangkok Express Book Launch 7th June 2017

MUSTAFA KAMEL and the REVENGE OF THE ANZACS

30th August 2016

Early on the morning of 25 April 1915 Lieutenant Mustafa Kemal, commander of one of the six Turkish Divisions on Gallipoli, had to make a vital decision. The British were invading the Peninsula. He tried to reach his German Commander, Otto Liman von Sanders, to receive orders. But he was either asleep or otherwise engaged […]

Unveiling of the grand sculpture of BILL THE BASTARD

8th August 2016

Spent a wonderful, entertaining and informative weekend at Murrumburrah, north of Canberra, for the unveiling of the grand sculpture of BILL THE BASTARD carrying five troopers away from danger on the battlefield in the Battle of Romani, This battle against the Turks on 4 August 1916 (a century ago) -marked the turning point in the […]

Céleste Official Book Launch in Melbourne. 23rd September 2016

29th July 2016

Join us for the official book launch of Céleste: The Parisian Courtesan Who Became a Countess and Bestselling Writer. Friday 23 September, at 10.30 am at the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne. Céleste was a courtesan, countess and bestselling author. Céleste is the tempestuous true story of a woman far ahead of her time. The […]

Life-sized statue of Bill The Bastard, Shanahan and the four troopers. Unveiling Saturday 6 August 2016

28th July 2016

Murrumburrah sculptor Carl Valerius has laboured hard over five months to produce a brilliant, life-sized statue of Bill The Bastard, Shanahan and the four troopers. It will be unveiled at Murrumburrah at 1 a.m. on Saturday 6 August 2016. This is a centennial commemoration of one of the most important historic achievements in Australian history. The […]

An evening with Roland Perry 14 September 2016 (Mornington)

25th July 2016

To celebrate the release of his latest biography, Celeste: The Parisian Courtesan Who Became a Countess and Bestselling Writer, we are delighted to welcome Roland Perry to the Peninsula. With almost 30 published works spanning topics including biography, politics, espionage, history (WW1 and WW2), sport and fiction, this promises to be a fascinating evening. Books […]

Céleste: The true story of the Countess Céleste de Chabrillan

25th July 2016

The true story of the Countess Céleste de Chabrillan is a rich and tempestuous tale of a remarkable woman. Born in the gutters of Paris in 1824, Céleste made her name as a dancer in the Parisian dance halls, where it is said she invented the cancan. Then, as an equestrienne at the Paris Hippodrome, […]

Joëlle Garriaud-Maylam: Speaker At The Official Celeste Book Launch – 23nd September 2016

22nd July 2016

Joëlle Garriaud-Maylam has been serving as Senator for French citizens living abroad since September 2004 (being re-elected in September 2011). A lawyer by training, she had worked as a consultant for numerous national and international institutions. She had also been continuously elected to the High Council of French Expatriates (CSFE), now the Assembly of French […]

Keynote Speaker – Victorian Anzac Centenary Seminar

13th April 2014

Noted author Professor Roland Perry has written numerous biographies, including on Sir John Monash (Monash: The Outsider Who Won a War).