True History of the Kelly Gang
Publish date: November 7th 2001
Publisher: Vintage Canada
Pages no: 369
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
I seem to be having a very Ned Kelly year, starting off with my daughters First Fleet assignment, in which Red Kelly, Ned's father, was the first Irish convict to be transported to the new colony. That was followed up with the musical Ned, in the fitting setting of the old Bendigo Gaol, which has be...
It's hard to read when you first picked it up as there is practically no punctuation being used. However, it reflects on the 'uneducated' state of Ned Kelly. I had to read a sentence a few times over & actually apply the punctuation in my head to understand but you get used to it after a while. As...
Good story and great setting, but I felt it paled in comparison to most of Carey's writing.