For The Term Of His Natural Life
by Marcus Clarke
Publisher: The Australian Journal 1872
Number of pages: 310
Forced to conceal his identity and forego his inheritance, Rufus Dawes is unjustly implicated in his father’s murder, convicted of theft and sentenced to be transported to Australia, where he encounters the brutality of the penal system. First published as a novel in 1874, this is an Australian classic, a tale of inhumanity and suffering during Australia's early colonial history.
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