The Fatal Shore

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by Robert Hughes

International Bestseller

Category: SKU: 2904

Description

A history of the transportation of convicts to Australia 1787 – 1868.
An epic description of the brutal transportation of men, women and children out of Georgian Britain into a horrific penal system which was to be the precursor to the Gulag and was the origin of Australia. The fatal shore is the prize-winning, scholarly, brilliantly entertaining narrative that has given Australia its true history.
688 pages PB