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South of Darkness

(2014)
A novel by

 
 
Thirteen-year-old Barnaby Fletch is a bag-and-bones orphan in London in the late 1700s.

Barnaby lives on his wits and ill-gotten gains, on streets seething with the press of the throng and shadowed by sinister figures.

Life is a precarious business. When he hears of a paradise on the other side of the world - a place called Botany Bay - he decides to commit a crime and get himself transported to a new life, a better life.

To succeed, he must survive the trials of Newgate Prison, the stinking hull of a prison ship and the unknown terrors of a journey across the world. And Botany Bay is far from the paradise Barnaby has imagined.

When his past and present suddenly collide, he is soon fleeing for his life - once again. A riveting story of courage, hope and extraordinary adventure.

Genre: Historical

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2014 : Australia Hardback
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Title: South of Darkness
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ISBN: 1-74353-156-7 / 978-1-74353-156-3 (Australia edition)
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March 2015 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: South of Darkness
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ISBN: 1-4862-6355-0 / 978-1-4862-6355-4 (Australia edition)
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March 2015 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: South of Darkness
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November 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: South of Darkness
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November 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: South of Darkness
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Title: South of Darkness
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November 2014 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: South of Darkness
Author(s): John Marsden
Publisher: Macmillan Australia
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