- Dawn to Dusk
- SHAPE, Brisbane, 1939
"Ernie Lane's book traces the origins of the Australian labour movement. He played a significant role in industrial conflicts and the establishment of the Labour (sic) Party, but became increasingly disillusioned as it sacrificed principle for power. The breadth of his experience, such as his time in the New Australia community established by his brother William Lane, his role in the 1912 General Strike in Brisbane, and years of struggle in the Australian Workers Union, makes it a book of epic proportions. His strong commitment to the ideals of socialism led him to head-on conflict with the Labour (sic) Party machinery as it developed during the first half of this century."