The roving party: a novel

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"1829, Tasmania. John Batman, ruthless, single-minded; four convicts, the youngest still only a stripling; Gould, a downtrodden farmhand; two free black trackers; and powerful, educated Black Bill, brought up from childhood as a white man. This is the roving party and their purpose is massacre. With promises of freedom, land grants and money, each is willing to risk his life for the prize. Passing over many miles of tortured country, the roving party searches for Aborigines, taking few prisoners and killing freely, Batman never abandoning the visceral intensity of his hunt. And all the while, Black Bill pursues his personal quarry, the much-feared warrior, Manalargena. A surprisingly beautiful evocation of horror and brutality, The Roving Party is a meditation on the intricacies of human nature at its most raw"--
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161695311
9781482968279
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full_title roving party
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subject_facet Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Ethnic identity -- Fiction, Aboriginal Tasmanians -- Treatment -- Fiction, FICTION / Historical, FICTION / Literary, Historical fiction, Tasmania -- Fiction
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title The roving party a novel
title_display The roving party
title_full The roving party / Rohan Wilson, The roving party : a novel [electronic resource] / Rohan Wilson
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topic Aboriginal Tasmanians Ethnic identity Fiction, Aboriginal Tasmanians Treatment Fiction, FICTION / Historical, FICTION / Literary, Tasmania Fiction
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