The Lieutenant download free [PDF and Ebook] by Kate Grenville

The Lieutenant download free [PDF and Ebook] by Kate Grenville year 2010
  • Book name: The Lieutenant
  • Author: Kate Grenville
  • Release date: 2010/11/13
  • Language: Not Available
  • Genre or Collection: Fiction
  • ISBN: 9781921656767
  • Rating: 7.85 of 10
  • Votes: 315
  • Review by: Antonella Kidwell
  • Review rating: 8.47 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/27
  • Total pages: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 26 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In 1787 Lieutenant Thomas Rooke sets sail from Portsmouth with the First Fleet and its cargo of convicts, destined for New South Wales. As a young officer and a man of science, the shy and quiet Rooke is full of anticipation about the natural wonders he might discover in this strange land on the other side of the world. After the fleet arrives in Port Jackson, Rooke sets up camp on a rocky and isolated point, and starts his work of astronomy and navigation. It's not too long before some of the Aboriginal people who live around the harbour pay him a visit. One of them, a girl named Tarunga, starts to teach him her own language. But her lessons and their friendship are interrupted when Rooke is given an order that will change his life forever. Inspired by the 1790 notebooks of William Dawes in which he recorded his conversations with a young Gadigal woman, The Lieutenant is a story about a man discovering his true self in extraordinary circumstances. This powerful novel will enthral readers of Kate Grenville's bestselling The Secret River, winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 19H22M39S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Historical Fiction
  • Available formats: WORD, EPUB, LIT, TCR, DOC, PNG, PDF, TXT. Compressed in TAR.LZO, TAR.GZ, ZIP, IMG, RAR, ARJ, CBC
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.07 USD
  • Dimensions: 131x194x20mm
  • Weight: 242g
  • Printed by: The Text Publishing Company
  • Published in: Melbourne, Australia

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