It was one of the greatest human experiments ever undertaken: to populate an unknown land with the criminal, the unloved and the unwanted of English society. Amid conditions of brutality that paralleled those of slavery, 'The First Fleet' was sent to a place no European but the legendary Captain Cook had ever seen. Left to live or die on the hostile Australian continent, these convicts - and their equally isolated guards - occupy the centre of Co...
By Colleen McCullough
Paperback: 912 pages
Publisher: Gardners Books (May 31, 2001)
Product Dimensions: 4.3 x 1.8 x 7 inches
Amazon Rank: 1341610
Format: PDF ePub TXT ebook
I love a story that fascinates, to think of it months and years later, remembering the vivid, striking characters and settings. CM had a remarkable gift with words, casting spells with each of her works. I read Morgan's Run many years ago and have ne