Cyril Pearl

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Cyril Pearl (11 April 1904 – 3 March 1987) was an Australian journalist and writer.

He was born in Fitzroy, Victoria, and educated at Scotch College, Melbourne, and Hale College, Perth.

His book Wild Men of Sydney, exposing corruption in colonial Sydney, was published in 1958. As an editor he published many great Australian writers including Lennie Lower.

Books by Cyril Pearl[edit]

  • Our Yesterdays (1954)
  • The Girl with the Swansdown Seat (1955)
  • Wild Men of Sydney (1958)
  • Bawdy Burns: The Christian Rebel (1958)
  • So, You Want to be an Australian (1959)
  • Always Morning: The Life of Richard Henry "Orion" Horne (1960)
  • So, You Want to Buy a House ... and Live in It (1961)
  • ANZAC Newsreel: A Picture History of Gallipoli (1963)
  • The Best of Lennie Lower (1963) (editor)
  • Pantaloons and Antics; or, Doodling with a Hermes (1964)
  • Morrison of Peking (1967)
  • Beer, Glorious Beer: With Incidental Observations ... (1969)
  • Dublin in Bloomtime: The City James Joyce Knew (1969)
  • Rebel Down Under: When the "Shenandoah" Shook Melbourne, 1865 (1970)
  • Hardy Wilson and His Old Colonial Architecture (1970)
  • The Victorian Era, 1850–1900 (1971)
  • Brilliant Dan Deniehy: A Forgotten Genius (1972)
  • Victorian Patchwork (1972)
  • Five Men Vanished: The Bermagui Mystery (1978)
  • The Three Lives of Gavan Duffy (1979)
  • The Dunera Scandal: Deported by Mistake (1983)
  • Limericks Down Under (1985) (co-editor with Alan Benjamin)

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