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Sarah Thornhill - Kate Granville

The colonization of Australia has many aspects and has caused casaulties, strife, and devastation that still marks Australia today. In “Sarah Thornhill” some of these aspects come to the fore. 228 more words

Book Review

The Commandant by Jessica Anderson

There are many things to love about The Commandant by Jessica Anderson. Published in 1975 it echoes the themes in Bring Larks and Heroes by Thomas Keneally (see my review… 1,216 more words


Sarah Thornhill by Kate Grenville - and the Boland family connection

After reading mixed reviews, I came to Sarah Thornhill, the sequel to Kate Grenville’s acclaimed The Secret River, with middling expectations. For the most part I was pleasantly surprised. 2,540 more words


Sarah Thornhill, by Kate Grenville


No doubt it will come as a strange observation to make about an experienced author’s work, and it’s not the way I expected to respond to a book by one of my all-time favourite novelists, but Kate Grenville’s latest book, … 1,210 more words


A couple books I've read recently - The Kane Chronicles, Sarah Thornhill and To Kill a Mockingbird

Just a little break from The Book Thief, Part Eight will return tomorrow, I’ll drag out the suspense a little longer! Instead I thought I’d give everyone an update of the books I’ve read recently, that I haven’t blogged about. 1,284 more words

Other Books

Sarah Thornhill by Kate Grenville - review by Toni Whitmont

The publication of a new Kate Grenville novel is always cause for excitement, especially so this time, as she is concluding  her loosely related Colonial… 297 more words

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