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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

 

hardback
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
victoriana
contraband

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 Withdrawn from: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