Logo

The Secret Of The Australian Desert

Large book cover: The Secret Of The Australian Desert

The Secret Of The Australian Desert
by

Publisher: Blackie
ISBN/ASIN: 1436517591
Number of pages: 256

Description:
Although the interior of the continent of Australia is singularly deficient in the more picturesque elements of romance, it was, for nearly two-thirds of a century, a most attractive lure to men of adventurous character. Oxley, Sturt, Mitchell, Kennedy, and Stuart have left deathless names on the roll of Australian explorers, but the unknown fate of Ludwig Leichhardt has always centered most of the romance of story about his memory. This great mystery of Australian exploration is the groundwork of the story. The descriptions of the physical features of the country are faithful records from personal experience.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: The Unknown SeaThe Unknown Sea
by - Duckworth and co.
An uncertain path promised fairly till half way, where a recent lapse turned him aside on to untried slopes and ledges: a perilous ascent to any not bold and sure and practised. The spice of danger kindled the boy's blood; he won to the top ...
(7605 views)
Book cover: Monte-Cristo's DaughterMonte-Cristo's Daughter
by - ManyBooks
A brilliant, exciting and absorbing novel, the sequel to ;The Count of Monte-Cristo', Alexander Dumas' masterwork, and the continuation and conclusion of that great romance. It possesses rare power, unflagging interest and an intricate plot.
(5011 views)
Book cover: The Treasure of the TigrisThe Treasure of the Tigris
by - A. & C. Black
If you like to undertake to study hard for six months, we will send you out on a voyage of discovery for us. You will have to make up your mind to real hard work, but you will have a thoroughly interesting trip, and will see a good deal of the world.
(4803 views)
Book cover: The Swiss Family RobinsonThe Swiss Family Robinson
by - Rand McNally & Company
Swept off course by a storm, a Swiss pastor, his wife, and four sons are shipwrecked on an uncharted tropical island. Thus begins the classic story of survival and adventure that has fired the imaginations of readers since it first appeared in 1812.
(8033 views)