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Bettie's Books

A Stuga On the Cusp of the Orust Riviera, tucked away next to a hobbit hole in the woods.

English Passengers by Matthew Kneale

English Passengers - Matthew Kneale

bookshelves: historical-fiction, hardback, one-penny-wonder, paper-read, booker-longlist, tbr-busting-2012, summer-2012, victoriana, adventure, colonial-overlords, racism, seven-seas, doo-lally

Read from June 06 to 09, 2012


one penny wonder
historical fiction
Van Dieman's Land
Isle of Man
booker longlist
Whitbread winner
pub 2000
summer 2012 (my pick for a bank holiday read in the sun)
tbr busting 2012

462 pages. Withdrawn from:

The home of my sprogitude!

Dedication - Victoria Egan

opening: Say a man catches a bullet through his skull in someone's war, so where's the beginning of that?

Van Dieman's Land/Tasmania