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Born in London, England in 1928, Denton was raised in the East End until he joined the British Army where he served a radio broadcaster with the British Forces Broadcasting Service in Germany. He emigrated to Australia in the late 1940s, and worked as a gold miner in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. From 1951 until 1965, he worked for the Australian Broadcasting Commission as an announcer, and eventually moved on to screenwriting, producing and directing television. In the 1970s, an anonymous television critic for The Australian newspaper was revealed to be Kit Denton, writing under the pseudonym "Janus". Denton had an abiding interest in military history, and is best known for his novel The Breaker (1973), based on the story of Breaker Morant. 152pp, many with photos, closed tear to rear of dj else all in great shape. approx 700g carded/packed for post.