The Secret River

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The Orange Prize-winning author Kate Grenville recalls her family's history in an astounding novel about the pioneers of New South Wales. Already a best seller in Australia, The Secret River is the story of Grenville's ancestors, who wrested a new li ...Continua
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
Ha scritto il 29/11/09
Drama with convicts and aboriginals. Honest and sincere, but lacking rythm.
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.
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
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

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