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    Publisher: Canongate

    The Secret River

    £8.99
    Kate Grenville's modern classic of one man's loss, struggle and survival in the Australian wilderness, introduced by Diana Athill
    ISBN: 9781782118879
    AuthorKate Grenville
    Pub Date24/07/2018
    BindingPaperback
    Pages368
    Availability: In Stock

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE
    WINNER OF THE 2006 COMMONWEALTH WRITERS' PRIZE
    LONGLISTED FOR THE IMPAC DUBLIN PRIZE

    London, 1806. William Thornhill, happily wedded to his childhood sweetheart Sal, is a waterman on the River Thames. Life is tough but bearable until William makes a mistake, a bad mistake for which he and his family are made to pay dearly.

    His sentence: to be transported to New South Wales for the term of his natural life. Soon Thornhill, a man no better or worse than most, has to make the most difficult decision of his life.

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    SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE
    WINNER OF THE 2006 COMMONWEALTH WRITERS' PRIZE
    LONGLISTED FOR THE IMPAC DUBLIN PRIZE

    London, 1806. William Thornhill, happily wedded to his childhood sweetheart Sal, is a waterman on the River Thames. Life is tough but bearable until William makes a mistake, a bad mistake for which he and his family are made to pay dearly.

    His sentence: to be transported to New South Wales for the term of his natural life. Soon Thornhill, a man no better or worse than most, has to make the most difficult decision of his life.