The Roving Party (1 Volume Set) (BOK)

Rohan Wilson

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An unforgettable new novel from the 2011 winner of The Australian/Vogel Literary Award. 1829, Tasmania. John Batman, ruthless, single-minded; four convicts, the youngest still only a stripling; Gould, a downtrodden farmhand; two free black trackers; and powerful, educated Black Bill, brought up from childhood as a white man. This is the roving party and their purpose is massacre. With promises of freedom, land grants and money, each is willing to risk his life for the prize. Passing over many miles of tortured country, the roving party searches for Aborigines, taking few prisoners and killing freely, Batman never abandoning the visceral intensity of his hunt. And all the while, Black Bill pursues his personal quarry, the much-feared warrior, Manalargena. A surprisingly beautiful evocation of horror and brutality, The Roving Party is a meditation on the intricacies of human nature at its most raw.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Rohan Wilson
Forlag
BERTRAMS PRINT ON DEMAND
ISBN 9781459620100
Antall sider 318 Dimensjoner 17,8cm x 25,4cm x 1,6cm
Vekt 555 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)