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South of Darkness

South of Darkness (EPUB ebook)

By Marsden, John

A riveting story of courage, hope and extraordinary adventure."You will hardly read a more fascinating account of a convict's voyage to Australia" Australian Book ReviewThirteen-year-old Barnaby Fletch is a bag-and-bones orphan in London in the late 1700s.Barnaby lives on his wit...s and ill-gotten gains, on streets seething with the press of the throng and shadowed by sinister figures. Life is a precarious business.When he hears of a paradise on the other side of the world- a place called Botany Bay - he decides to commit a crime and get himself transported to a new life, a better life.To succeed, he must survive the trials of Newgate Prison, the stinking hull of a prison ship and the unknown terrors of a journey across the world.And Botany Bay is far from the paradise Barnaby has imagined. When his past and present suddenly collide, he is soon fleeing for his life - once again.
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ISBN 9781743531570
Published 28 Oct 2014
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en

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ISBN-13 9781743531570
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Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Macmillan Australia
Released 28 Oct 2014
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Marsden, John
Category Fiction
Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 384
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Interest Age General Audience
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