Harry Heathcote of Gangoil: A Tale of Australian Bush Life

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Penguin Books, 1993 - Fiction - 313 pages
'Harry Heathcote of Gangoil' deals with the problems facing a young sheepfarmer, or 'squatter' in outback Australia. This novel shows Harry Heathcote thwarting the envious ex-convict neighbors who harbor his disgruntled former employees and who attempt to set fire to his pastures.

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Mildly interesting story about squabbling between a sheep farmer and his neighbours in Victorian Queensland, made slightly more so because I have just read a Bill Bryson book on Australia and also in ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Anthony Trollope was born in London, England on April 24, 1815. In 1834, he became a junior clerk in the General Post Office, London. In 1841, he became a deputy postal surveyor in Banagher, Ireland. He was sent on many postal missions ending up as a surveyor general in the post office outside of London. His first novel, The Macdermots of Ballycloran, was published in 1847. His other works included Castle Richmond, The Last Chronicle of Barset, Lady Anna, The Two Heroines of Plumplington, and The Noble Jilt. He died after suffering from a paralytic stroke on December 6, 1882.

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