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    Publisher: Canongate

    The Lieutenant

    £8.99
    From the author of the Booker-shortlisted The Secret River and winner of the Orange Prize, The Lieutenant is a story of unlikely friendship, a voyage across oceans and a journey towards understanding
    ISBN: 9781786896025
    AuthorKate Grenville
    Pub Date05/09/2019
    BindingPaperback
    Pages320
    Availability: In Stock

    In 1788 Daniel Rooke sets out on a journey that will change the course of his life. As a lieutenant in the First Fleet, he lands on the wild and unknown shores of New South Wales. There he sets up an observatory to chart the stars. But this country will prove far more revelatory than the skies above.

    Based on real events, The Lieutenant tells the unforgettable story of Rooke's connection to an Aboriginal child - a remarkable friendship that resonates across the oceans and the centuries.

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    In 1788 Daniel Rooke sets out on a journey that will change the course of his life. As a lieutenant in the First Fleet, he lands on the wild and unknown shores of New South Wales. There he sets up an observatory to chart the stars. But this country will prove far more revelatory than the skies above.

    Based on real events, The Lieutenant tells the unforgettable story of Rooke's connection to an Aboriginal child - a remarkable friendship that resonates across the oceans and the centuries.