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The secret river

By: Grenville, Kate Athill, Diana(Introduction by)

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0857860844 / 9780857860842
Paperback
823.914
05/05/2011
Out of print
Historic novels
20 cm 349 p. : map
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Reprint. Published in Scotland. Originally published: Melbourne, Vic.: Text, 2005; Edinburgh: Canongate, 2006.

London, 1806 - William Thornhill, happily wedded to his childhood sweetheart Sal, is a waterman on the River Thames.

Life is tough but bearable until William makes a terrible mistake for which he and his family are made to pay dearly.

His sentence: to be transported to New South Wales for the term of his natural life.

Soon Thornhill, a man no better or worse than most, has to make the most difficult decision of his life... The Secret River is a universal and timeless story of love, identity and belonging.

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FV Historical fiction

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