Clarence Regional Library Headquarters. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links This is a most fascinating and moving story set around the time of England colonising Australia with the First Fleet.
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Performer Read by Nicholas Bell. The locals on the quiet island stubbornly focus their gaze on one man - loner and simpleton Magnus Tait. The story concerns Dawes' friendship with a young aboriginal girl, which blossoms amid the difficult relationships between black and white groups in New South Wales, at least until Dawes is forced to take sides in their growing confrontation.
Loved hearing the historical fiction and feeling a bit more connected to the area.
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Port Phillip Library Service. Boredom, couldn't even make it thru the book. The Lieutenant was inspired by the notebooks of William Dawes, scientist and lieutenant with Britain's First Fleet, who arrived with the convicts who would found the first European settlement in Australia. Most Helpful Most Recent.
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This is a most fascinating and moving story set around the time of England colonising Australia with the First Fleet. Nothing, the story was just plain boring. Great Story What did you like best about this story? What reaction audobook this book spark in you? It is a cold January morning, and Shetland lies beneath a deep layer of snow.
He has a nice voice, and it made for pleasant listening, but unfortunately there just isn't enough story for him to make it interesting. And other recent arrivals - Thomas Blackwood, Smasher Sullivan, and Mrs Herring - are finding their own ways to respond to them. But the colony can turn a convict into a free man.
But her lessons and their friendship are interrupted when Rooke is given an order that will change his life forever. Paddington Sydney, Australia It is hard to believe the two books were written by the same author. Login to add to list.
Esi Edugyan Narrated by: Kate Grenville writes a sensitive and griping story, the characters are portrayed in such a way that I could see it all happening and wanted to know what would happen next. What members say Average Customer Gernville Overall.
Fraser Coast Regional Libraries. Open to the public Audio book English Citylibraries Townsville. As a young officer and a man of science, the shy and quiet Rooke is full of anticipation about the natural wonders he might discover in this strange land on the other side of the world.
This single location in Western Australia: Very Happy This story was very touching and was grenvlile very well. Would you ever listen to anything by Kate Grenville again?