By Dominic Knight
Sydney college is Australia's pre-eminent completing tuition for politicians, and its scholars' consultant Council is the nursery the place generations of destiny leaders have reduce their first dodgy choice bargains and played their first backstabbings.
Comrades is the tale of 1 pupil President, Eddie O'Hara, and the brutal fight to interchange him. A menagerie of campus lefties and Liberals conflict for the spoils, besides one candidate who makes the bizarre determination to crusade dressed as a chicken. ideas are deserted, loyalties forgotten and get together traces crossed till the blood of the entire applicants yet one soaks the sandstone cloisters of Australia's oldest collage.
And all of the whereas, the decades-old establishment itself is below hazard from a few fully-grown politicians within the Federal Parliament who're made up our minds to empty the lifeblood from political cr�ches just like the Sydney Uni SRC by means of stripping them in their investment . . .
Comrades is the tale of an election that is contested as fiercely as if it have been for President of the us, no longer Sydney college. it is also an affectionate portrait of scholar existence, with its lofty idealism, consistent hedonism and irrepressible humour.
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