Gordon of Dingley Dell: The Life of Adam Lindsay Gordon (1833-1870), Poet and Horseman, 2nd Edn
Freestyle Publications, 2017
Now lauded as Australia's national poet - Adam Lindsay Gordon - had a significant impact on the history of South Australia.Gordon, who lived almost half his short life in Australia, spent 14 years in the south-east of South Australia, where he was a trooper, horse breaker, politician, poet and steeplechase rider. An extraordinary horseman, his famous daredevil 'leap' alongside the Blue Lake at Mount Gambier has never been emulated. His former home, Dingley Dell Cottage, is today a museum and a living memory to the man and his works - a place where the spirit of Adam Lindsay Gordon lives on.Gordon of Dingley Dell is a comprehensive updated account of the poet's life, intertwined with the history of the day, including a selection of Gordon's best-known and loved verses.
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