The Twentieth Man is the gripping debut novel from one of Australia’s most admired journalists and host of ABC’s Q&A, Tony Jones. In 1972, a journalist takes an early-morning phone call from her boss, telling her about two bombings in Sydney’s CBD. In the Austrian Alps, one of 20 would-be revolutionaries slip stealthily over the border into Yugoslavia on a mission planned and funded in Australia. Join Tony as he speaks about his fast-paced thriller of terrorism, politics and betrayal.
Presented with Chatswood Library on The Concourse.
Supported by Willoughby City Council.
Tony Jones (Australian)
Tony Jones is one of Australia's most experienced journalists, and the winner of six Walkley Awards and many others for his work on the ABC as a reporter for Four Corners, Lateline and as a foreign correspondent in Europe during the chaos of the Yugoslavia civil wars and the end of communism. For the past decade he has been the presenter of the ABC's much-loved Q&A. The Twentieth Man is his first novel, and he's currently working on the sequel.