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Remembering Babylon [electronic resource] / David Malouf ; read by Paul English.

By: Malouf, David.
Contributor(s): English, Paul.
Material type: materialTypeLabelSoundPublisher: [Melbourne, Vic.] : ABC Audio, 2019Edition: Unabridged ed.ISBN: 9781489496300.Subject(s): Aboriginal Australians -- Fiction | Audiobooks | Frontier and pioneer life -- Fiction | Historical FictionOnline resources: Access eAudiobook online Summary: In the 1840s, a ship's boy, cast ashore in northern Australia, is taken in by Aborigines. Sixteen years later he steps out of the bush and inadvertently confronts the new white settlers with their unspoken terrors. A searing and magnificent picture of Australia at the time of its foundation, focusing on the hostility between early British settlers and native Aboriginals, Remembering Bablyon tells the tragic and compelling story of a boy caught between both worlds - the civilised and the primitive. Shot through with humour, and written with the poetic intensity that characterised Malouf's An Imaginary Life, this is a novel of epic scope yet it is simple, compassionate and universal: a classic.
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In the 1840s, a ship's boy, cast ashore in northern Australia, is taken in by Aborigines. Sixteen years later he steps out of the bush and inadvertently confronts the new white settlers with their unspoken terrors. A searing and magnificent picture of Australia at the time of its foundation, focusing on the hostility between early British settlers and native Aboriginals, Remembering Bablyon tells the tragic and compelling story of a boy caught between both worlds - the civilised and the primitive. Shot through with humour, and written with the poetic intensity that characterised Malouf's An Imaginary Life, this is a novel of epic scope yet it is simple, compassionate and universal: a classic.

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Duration: 07:10:14.

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