Book Review Julie M

Book Review – A room made of leaves

Cover image for A room made of leaves : a novel / Kate Grenville.

By Kate Grenville

This book was inspired by letters written by Elizabeth Macarthur and by official documents of the early colony of New South Wales. A well imagined story of an amazing woman who endured trying experiences and prospered.

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Book Review Julie M

Book Review – Ten Rouges

Ten Rogues : The unlikely story of convict schemers, a stolen brig and an escape from Van Diemen's Land to Chile - Peter Grose

By Peter Grose

A fascinating account of convicts on Sarah Island who escaped to Chile on a brig they had built themselves. Taken from personal writings of those involved. A really interesting read, with lots of historical information included.

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