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FATAL SHORE

by HUGHES, ROBERT

Condition: VG- IN WRAPS. SMALL FAINT DAMPSTAIN TO REAR PAGES. Pages: 689.


LONDON: HARVILL. VG- IN WRAPS. SMALL FAINT DAMPSTAIN TO REAR PAGES. Pages: 689. . 1996. TRADE PAPERBACK.. TEXT CLEAN, BINDING TIGHT. .

An extraordinary vivid yet authentic account of the birthpangs of a nation. A work of real distinction' Philip ZieglerIn 1787, the twenty-eighth year of the reign of King George III, the British Government sent a fleet to colonize Australia-An epic description of the brutal transportation of men, women and children out of Georgian Britain into a horrific penal system which was to be the precursor to the Gulag and was the origin of Australia. The Fatal Shore is the prize-winning, scholarly, brilliantly entertaining narrative that has given its true history to Australia.


  • Bookseller: Vintage-Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: MASTER271310I
  • Title: FATAL SHORE
  • Author: HUGHES, ROBERT
  • Illustrator: ILLUSTRATED
  • Format/binding: TRADE PAPERBACK.
  • Book condition: Used - VG- IN WRAPS. SMALL FAINT DAMPSTAIN TO REAR PAGES. Pages: 689.
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: HARVILL
  • Place: LONDON
  • Date published: 1996
  • Keywords: TEXT CLEAN, BINDING TIGHT., AUSTRALIA, BRITAIN, PENAL SYSTEMS, GEORGIAN ENGLAND, GULAG, 1860461506
  • Bookseller catalogs: AUSTRALIA;


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