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Derek Maitland

THE FATAL LINE culminates Derek Maitland's 50-year career as an international journalist and novelist in which he worked as a TV news reporter and producer in Australia, the UK (BBC-TV News) and Canada, was a Vietnam War correspondent (1966-68), a newspaper reporter in Hong Kong and Bangkok, and covered the Middle East from Beirut as a freelance writer. His Vietnam experiences inspired his first novel, The Only War We've Got, published in London in 1970 and described as "black humour in the...See more