Titolo: The Secret River
Casa editrice: Canongate U.S.
Data di pubblicazione: 2007
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 20 days. Codice inventario libreria 9781841959146-3
Riassunto: In 1806 William Thornhill, an illiterate English bargeman and a man of quick temper but deep compassion, steals a load of wood and, as a part of his lenient sentence, is deported, along with his beloved wife, Sal, to the New South Wales colony in what would become Australia. The Secret River is the tale of William and Sal?s deep love for their small, exotic corner of the new world, and William?s gradual realization that if he wants to make a home for his family, he must forcibly take the land from the people who came before him. Acclaimed around the world, The Secret River is a magnificent, transporting work of historical fiction.
L'autore: Kate Grenville was born in Sydney. Her last novel, The Idea of Perfection, won the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2001 and became a long-running bestseller. Her five other works of fiction have won numerous awards. Kate Grenville lives in Sydney with her family.
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