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Description - The Secret River by Kate Grenville

Convict William Thornhill, exiled from the stinking slums of early 19th century London, discovers that the penal colony offers something that he never dared to hope for before: a place of his own. A stretch of land on the Hawkesbury River is Thornhill's for the taking.

As he and his family seek to establish themselves in this unfamiliar territory, they find that they are not the only ones to lay a claim to the land. The Hawkesbury is already home to a family of Dharug people, who are reluctant to leave on account of these intruders.

As Thornhill's attachment to the place and the dream deepens, he is driven to make a terrible decision that will haunt him for the rest of his life.

Adapted for the stage from the novel by Kate Grenville.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781925005004
ISBN-10: 1925005003
Format: Paperback / softback
(210mm x 130mm x 7mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Currency Press Pty Ltd
Publisher: Currency Press Pty Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Dec-2013
Country of Publication: Australia

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