Donald Horne Dies: Coined Australia "The Unlucky Country"





Esteemed writer and historian Donald Horne, who coined Australia"The Lucky Country" has died aged 83.

Mr Horne, a staunch republican, wrote The Lucky Country in 1964, questioning many traditional attitudes of Australian society.

He was also the editor of The Bulletin in the early 1960s, and was a long-time academic at the University of New South Wales.
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He wrote 24 books, including an autobiographical trilogy, three novels and social criticisms, including The Lucky Country and God is an Englishman.


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