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The Burial

(2012)
(The Untold)
A novel by

 
'This extraordinary novel-propelled by the dark, rich talents of a truly brilliant writer-dazzles, staggers and amazes.' Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, LoveIt is the dawn of the twentieth century in Australia and a woman has done an unspeakable thing.Twenty-two-year-old Jessie has served a two-year sentence for horse rustling. As a condition of her release she is apprenticed to Fitzgerald 'Fitz' Henry, who wants a woman to allay his loneliness in a valley populated by embittered ex-soldiers. Fitz wastes no time in blackmailing Jessie and involving her in his business of horse rustling and cattle duffing.When Fitz is wounded in an accident he hires Aboriginal stockman, Jack Brown, to steal horses with Jessie. Soon both Jack Brown and Jessie are struggling against the oppressive and deadening grip of Fitz.One catastrophic night turns Jessie's life on its head and she must flee for her life. From her lonely outpost, the mountains beckon as a place to escape. First she must bury the evidence. But how do you bury the evidence when the evidence is part of yourself?Inspired by the life of Jessie Hickman, legendary twentieth-century bushranger, The Burial is a stunning debut novel, a work of haunting originality and power.

 
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Used availability for Courtney Collins's The Burial


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Hardback Editions

May 2014 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Untold
Author(s): Courtney Collins
ISBN: 0-399-16709-9 / 978-0-399-16709-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

June 2015 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Untold
Author(s): Courtney Collins
ISBN: 0-425-27617-1 / 978-0-425-27617-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
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May 2014 : Australia Paperback
Title: The Burial
Author(s): Courtney Collins
ISBN: 1-76011-091-4 / 978-1-76011-091-8 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
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May 2013 : Australia Paperback
thumbTitle: The Burial
Author(s): Courtney Collins
ISBN: 1-74331-500-7 / 978-1-74331-500-2 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

September 2012 : Australia Paperback
Title: The Burial
Author(s): Courtney Collins
ISBN: 1-74331-187-7 / 978-1-74331-187-5 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

May 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Untold
Author(s): Courtney Collins
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

August 2012 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Burial
Author(s): Courtney Collins
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Availability: Amazon UK   


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