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Author: HAY, WILLIAM; MUECKE, I. D. (INTRODUCTION).
Title: The Escape of the Notorious Sir William Heans (and the Mystery of Mr. Daunt): A Romance of Tasmania [Seal Australian Fiction].
Description: Adelaide Rigby Ltd, 1975. Paperback trade, very good condition, minor edgewear, owner's written name & date. 415 pp. (Originally published, 1919, this is the 1975 edition.) Recognised as the authors' best novel. Written during WW1, it reflects his response to dramatic personal events and social pressures which were to drive him into seclusion. Set in colonial Van Diemen's Land, it is the story of an English baronet unjustly transported to Tasmania for the attempted abduction of a woman who had readily agreed to elope with him. ISBN: 0851798314.
Keywords: australian fiction, historical fiction, crime fiction, tasmania 0851798314
Price: AUD 10.00 = appr. US$ 6.92 Seller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
- Book number: 22405
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