The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's Founding: Hughes, Robert

The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's Founding

Hughes, Robert

Published by Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated, 1987
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1st Edition/4th Printing (March 1987). SIGNED by author on a bookplate affixed to dedication page (signature only). 688p. previous owners embossed stamping on ffep. remainder mark on top and some rippling to spine. DJ has some rippling on front DJ flap and top rear edge; spine lightly sunned. $24.95 price present on DJ flap; mylar protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Draws on diverse original materials to recount the European settlement of Australia, from the 1788 landing of the first prison fleet to 1868

Review: An extraordinary volume--even a masterpiece--about the early history of Australia that reads like the finest of novels. Hughes captures everything in this complex tableau with narrative finesse that drives the reader ever-deeper into specific facts and greater understanding. He presents compassionate understanding of the plights of colonists--both freemen and convicts--and the Aboriginal peoples they displaced. One of the very best works of history I have ever read.

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Title: The Fatal Shore: The Epic of Australia's ...
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated
Publication Date: 1987
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good

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