The Penal Colony
Sert is a penal island 25 miles off the Cornish Coast. Anthony Routledge is brought here, convicted of a murder he did not commit. What he finds is a strange, closed society made up of savages--a society where the rules of civilization no longer apply. Adventure for readers who like their plots violent and fast-moving.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - honoliipali - LibraryThing
Another surprise - a long ago published story by an indie writer that is outstanding. The title gave me a clue about the storyline. However, I was not prepared for the total immersion in the story ... Read full review
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The first time I read The Penal Colony was 1998 or so; I spotted a well-used paperback copy in a pile of abandoned belongings at a college dormitory. I took it, began to read, and was instantly ... Read full review