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Cry of the Curlew
Cry of the Curlew

Cry of the Curlew

Frontier

FICTION

656 Pages, 5.12 x 7.8

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $15.95 (US $15.95) (CA $20.95)

Publication Date: September 2013

ISBN 9781742613451

Rights: US & CA

Pan Macmillan Australia (Sep 2013)
Pan Australia

Price: $15.95
 
 

Overview

The first bestselling novel in the compelling Duffy and Macintosh series, depicting our turbulent history as never before."The home grown version of Wilbur Smith" The Sunday AgeA stark and vivid novel of Australia's brutal past. An epic tale of two families, the Macintoshes and the Duffys, who are locked in a deadly battle from the moment squatter Donald Macintosh commits an act of barbarity on his Queensland property. Their paths cross in love, death and revenge as both families fight to tame the wild frontier of Australia's north country. PRAISE FOR THE SERIES"A rousing and revealing yarn" Weekend Australian"the historical detail brings the ... 19th century to rip-roaring life" The Australian"Watt's fans love his work for its history, adventure and storytelling" Brisbane News

Author Biography

Peter Watt has spent time as a soldier, articled clerk, prawn trawler deckhand, builder's labourer, pipe layer, real estate salesman, private investigator, police sergeant and advisor to the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary. He speaks, reads and writes Vietnamese and Pidgin. He now lives at Maclean, on the Clarence River in northern New South Wales. He is a volunteer firefighter with the Rural Fire service, and fishing the vast open spaces of outback Queensland are his main interests in life.