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Botany Bay

Botany Bay The story of Hugh Tallant highwayman and the infamous penal colony established in Australia in

  • Title: Botany Bay
  • Author: Charles Bernard Nordhoff James Norman Hall
  • ISBN: 9789997412249
  • Page: 340
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The story of Hugh Tallant, highwayman and the infamous penal colony established in Australia in 1788.

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      Charles Bernard Nordhoff James Norman Hall

    About "Charles Bernard Nordhoff James Norman Hall"

    1. Charles Bernard Nordhoff James Norman Hall

      This describes the 20th century novelist, most famous for Mutiny on the Bounty For the 19th century journalist and author, see Charles Nordhoff.Charles Bernard Nordhoff was an English born American novelist and traveler.

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    1. I don t often read historical fiction In fact, this was the first book I ve read in years outside of science fiction and fantasy But, I enjoyed this The style was interesting The authors took the first person POV a step further I ve not read anything from the mid 19th century a few snippets of Mark Twain s Huckleberry Finn is the earliest I ve read but the wording and vocabulary used is what I would expect from someone raised in Colonial America at the time of the Revolution.The story follows Hu [...]


    2. During my trip to Australia I read literature concerning my adopted second home covering the dramatic A Town Like Alice , tragic Gallipoli , comic They re A Weird Mob and the historic Botany Bay with excursions into the poetic Banjo Patterson and Henry Lawson This thoroughly entertaining and interesting novel from the writers of Mutiny on the Bounty concerns The First Fleet and the founding of Australia Recommended.


    3. Interesting story about something I had never considered After the Revolution, what happened to the people fought against the Americans for King George The story starts with leaving New York eventually going to England Took a while to read, but it was worth it


    4. An interesting historical novel by the authors of Mutiny on the Bounty The novel decribes the life of the Hugh Tallant, as told by himself Hugh Tallant, an American, is convicted in London of highway robbery and as such exported as a convict to New South Wales, Australia, as part of the First Fleet The story shows its readers the hardship of the convicts who arrived on the First Fleet, as well as the even worse conditions endured by the convicts of the Second Fleet.Because the historical data is [...]


    5. Standard I read this, but damned if I can remember exactly when or why or enough about it to make detail comments disclaimer My rating is based solely on my memory of how much or little I enjoyed the book at that time In some cases, at that time might mean before most users were born Then again, it could mean a couple years ago and that I have a lousy memory Your mileage may vary Heck, given how all our tastes change over the years and the fickle nature of memory, my own mileage might vary if I [...]


    6. An excellent book One you can t put down I was up most of the night finishing it A good look at how life was in the penal colonies of Australia in the 1780 s and 90 s.


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