News From Roland Perry

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).