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The Roving Party

The Roving Party
 
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1829, Tasmania and John Batman, ruthless, singleminded; four convicts, the youngest still only a stripling; Gould, a downtrodden farmhand; two free black trackers; and powerful, educated Black Bill, brought up from childhood as a white man. This is the roving party and their purpose is massacre.

With promises of freedom, land grants and money, each is willing to risk his life for the prize. Passing over many miles of tortured country, the roving party searches for Aborigines, taking few prisoners and killing freely, Batman never abandoning the visceral intensity of his hunt. And all the while, Black Bill pursues his personal quarry, the much-feared warrior, Manalargena.

Winner of the Vogel Literary Award.

Published: 2012
Format: softcover
Pages: 282
SKU SKU18910
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Weight 0.45 kg
Author Rohan Wilson
ISBN 9781743314111
 
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