ST104 The Secret River Play Version

Author(s): Kate Grenville; Andrew Bovell (Adapted by)

Poetry & Plays

SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE WINNER OF THE 2006 COMMONWEALTH WRITERS' PRIZELONGLISTED FOR THE IMPAC DUBLIN PRIZELondon, 1806. William Thornhill, happily wedded to his childhood sweetheart Sal, is a waterman on the River Thames. Life is tough but bearable until William makes a mistake, a bad mistake for which he and his family are made to pay dearly.His sentence: to be transported to New South Wales for the term of his natural life. Soon Thornhill, a man no better or worse than most, has to make the most difficult decision of his life.


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ANDREW BOVELL has written extensively for theatre, film, radio and television. His award-winning stage plays have been produced world-wide and include Holy Day, Speaking in Tongues, After Dinner, Ship of Fools, Like Whiskey on the Breath of a Drunk You Love, and When the Rain Stops Falling. His screenplays include Edge of Darkness, The Book of Revelation, Head On, The Fisherman’s Wake, and the multi-award winning Lantana.

General Fields

  • : 9781925005004
  • : Currency Press
  • : Currency Press
  • : 0.15
  • : November 2013
  • : 210x135mm
  • : Australia
  • : November 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Kate Grenville; Andrew Bovell (Adapted by)
  • : Paperback
  • : 823.914
  • : 96