Walker, Jonathan



Scott Riley

Jonathan Walker is a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of History at the University of Sydney.  He is the author of articles on the history of Venice, which have appeared in journals such as Past and Present and Rethinking HistoryPistols! Treason! Murder! is his first book.  (The first chapter can be downloaded for free from the book’s own site; for more discussion see the blog.)  Together with Dan Hallett, Walker has just completed an “illuminated novel,” Five Wounds, which will be published by Allen & Unwin later in 2010.  He is also working on a documentary photography project, Let Us Burn the Gondolas: Venice as a Modern City.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Pistols! Treason! Murder! The Rise and Fall of a Master Spy
(Our Cover Feature of February 03, 2010)