For the Term of His Natural Life

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Echo Library, Sep 1, 2007 - Fiction - 396 pages
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The most famous work by the Australian novelist and poet, For the Term of His Natural Life is a powerful tale of an Australian penal settlement, which originally appeared in serial form in a Melbourne paper.

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User Review  - John - Goodreads

I was expecting the usual disappointment with a book hailed as a 'classic', but this was, genuinely, a cracking good book, especially considering the era in which it was written. (view spoiler)[I'm ... Read full review

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User Review  - Harry - Goodreads

The never ending cycle of misfortune and resilience in the face of hopelessness tangled with historical references to Australia's birth make this novel a timeless classic for any Australian patriot. Read full review

About the author (2007)

Clarke was born in London in 1846 and moved to Australia in 1863. He is the author of novels, plays, collections of stories and historical articles.

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