Publish date: February 5th 2009
Publisher: Canongate Books
Pages no: 307
Edition language: English
Series: Thornhill Family (#2)
Spotted the spine of this and just kinda grabbed it and started reading a few pages. Couldn't put it down! Looking forward to finishing it.
In this novel, Kate Grenville returns to the time and place which inspired her in [b:The Secret River|347698|The Secret River|Kate Grenville|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1328849791s/347698.jpg|1374275]: the early days of the British colony in New South Wales. This time her central character, Daniel...
Kate Grenville's latest book tells the story of Daniel Rooke, an astronomer with the First Fleet sent from England to bring convicts to Botany Bay and his interaction with the aboriginal people, and in particular with a young girl called Tagaran. It's based on the historical account of William Dawes...
Another marvelous one by this Australian author. She too has become a favourite author.
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