The Secret River

The Secret River

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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.


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Details

Author(s)
Kate Grenville, Diana Athill
Format
Paperback | 368 pages
Dimensions
129 x 198 x 22mm | 246g
Publication date
24 Jul 2018
Publisher
Canongate Books Ltd
Imprint
Canongate Canons
Publication City/Country
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition Statement
Main - Canons
ISBN10
178211887X
ISBN13
9781782118879
Bestsellers rank
21,261