The Secret River

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First novel for 5 years from Orange prize-winning Kate Grenville. Blanket review coverage backed by a major advertising campaign. A dramatic and evocative historical novel set between the slums of Nineteenth-century London and the convict colonies of ...Continua
Tatiana Shafer
Ha scritto il 16/04/13

I never read a book about Australia's beginnings. Gruesome, did not care much about how racism was depicted. But the story was well written and pleasant

rayuela
Ha scritto il 29/11/09

Drama with convicts and aboriginals. Honest and sincere, but lacking rythm.

Hanan
Ha scritto il 01/11/09

The most thing i liked about this book is the strength of the main character (Will Thornhill). I think that he was not a good or villain person but a combination of two.

Aoifestella
Ha scritto il 18/10/09
It is a very interesting story, I did not know anything about colonialism in Australia before reading this book and I found it fascinating. I actually hated the main character, Thornill actually doesn't do anything to get the reader to love him. I st...Continua
Scott
Ha scritto il 29/05/09
The novel starts in the poor dirty streets of late 18th century London. Will, the protagonist is born into a poor family and through love is able to move up a rung to become an apprentice bargeman. Soon however things go wrong and he has to resort to...Continua

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