De verborgen rivier

Kate Grenville Irene Ketman March 12, 2020

De verborgen rivier Kate Grenville Irene Ketman The Orange Prize winning author Kate Grenville recalls her family s history in an astounding novel about the pioneers of New South Wales Already a best seller in Australia, The Secret River is the story of Grenville s ancestors, who wrested a new life from the alien terrain of Australia and its native people London, 1806 William Thornhill, a Thames bargeman, is deportedThe Orange Prize winning author Kate Grenville recalls her family s history in an astounding novel about the pioneers of New South Wales Already a best seller in Australia, The Secret River is the story of Grenville s ancestors, who wrested a new life from the alien terrain of Australia and its native people London, 1806 William Thornhill, a Thames bargeman, is deported to the New South Wales colony in what would become Australia In this new world of convicts and charlatans, Thornhill tries to pull his family into a position of power and comfort When he rounds a bend in the Hawkesbury River and sees a gentle slope of land, he becomes determined to make the place his own But, as uninhabited as the island appears, Australia is full of native people, and they do not take kindly to Thornhill s theft of their home.The Secret River is the tale of Thornhill s deep love for his small corner of the new world, and his slow realization that if he wants to settle there, he must ally himself with the most despicable of the white settlers, and to keep his family safe, he must permit terrifying cruelty to come to innocent people.

De verborgen rivier Kate Grenville Irene Ketman

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