‘ … Ken had a real love/hate thing for the bush,’ says author Jacqueline Kent, Cook’s second wife. ‘I think he had a romantic idea of the bush and the outback himself but the experience of it left him disappointed. He was aching to get out into it but the people he found there he felt were mean and nasty and the writing of Wake in Fright came out of that tension. …’
You don’t like the Yabba?