Savage Exile

Savage Exile

Book - 2007
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England 1803. Two youngsters were destined to be together forever. But England is at war and change is inevitable. During the first decade of the 19th Century, two young people become the victims of the ruthless designs of evil men, both becoming imprisoned and then transported on trumped up charges. They eventually find themselves battling to survive in the wilds of colonial New South Wales. The story is based on a number of actual events, including in particular, the Battle of Trafalgar, the wreck of the ships Stirling Castle and America on the coast of what was then New South Wales, and the subsequent events in the lives of castaways Eliza Fraser and Barbara Crawford.From the bloody waters off Cape Trafalgar to the treacherous coastline of the colonial New South Wales, 'Savage Exile' swings like a pendulum between personal lives and history. A novel of fabulous scope and almost unimaginable hardship, of life and love and tremendous spirit, 'Savage Exile' combines all the tyranny of Robert Hughes' 'The Fatal Shore' with the passion of Vivian Stuart's 'The Australians'.
Publisher: Watermark Pacific, 2007
ISBN: 9780980379303
Branch Call Number: AF LEWI

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