The Australian Review – Watch Over Me

‘Sydney-based Corbett has written about defence and strategy for several publications, and Watch Over Me is deeply informed by her research into historical invasions from Sarajevo to Troy.

She is fascinated by the subjugation of a country and especially its women, who are usually seen as treasonous if they have an affair with an occupying officer — while the men are merely doing what’s natural.

“Nothing else about me will ever matter,” muses Sylvie. “I may even die for it: to the world I will always be that girl.”’

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