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Matthew Kneale
Birth date: November 24, 1960
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travelin
travelin rated it 3 years ago
DNF
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
bookshelves: historical-fiction, hardback, one-penny-wonder, paper-read, booker-longlist, tbr-busting-2012, summer-2012, victoriana, adventure, colonial-overlords, racism, seven-seas, doo-lally Read from June 06 to 09, 2012 hardbackone penny wonderhistorical fictionVan Dieman's LandIsle of Manbo...
Overloaded Bookshelf
Overloaded Bookshelf rated it 5 years ago
My favourite kind of book - farcical, tragic, and brilliantly written. Love it.
Cecily's book reviews
Cecily's book reviews rated it 5 years ago
An excellently quirky, educational, thought-provoking, and often humourous book that avoids being confusing (despite multiple narrators) or off-putting when describing the more shocking aspects of the near extinction of Aborigines in Tasmania and the views of white supremacists. Even the potentially...
helenliz
helenliz rated it 5 years ago
This is such fun! Narrated by the various characters that appear, there are a number of strands of story - a smuggling expedition gone wrong, a mad voyage to discover the Garden of Eden, an anthropological travesty of research, the convict system in Tasmania and the fate of the Tasmania aborigines. ...
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