The Secret River, Paperback

The Secret River Paperback



London, 1806 - William Thornhill, happily wedded to his childhood sweetheart Sal, is a waterman on the River Thames.

Life is tough but bearable until William makes a mistake, a bad mistake for which he and his family are made to pay dearly.

His sentence: to be transported to New South Wales for the term of his natural life.

Soon Thornhill, a man no better or worse than most, has to make the most difficult decision of his life ...The Secret River is a universal and timeless story of love, identity and belonging.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352 pages, map
  • Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
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  • Category: Historical fiction
  • ISBN: 9780857860842



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