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Mrs. M

Luke Slattery


9780732271817

Harper Collins


Individual architects & architectural firms;
Biography: historical, political & military;
Fiction & Literature;
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)


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266 pages

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From one of Australia's foremost journalists, Luke Slattery, comes a bravura literary achievement, a rich and intense novel of an imagined history of desire, ambition and dashed dreams, and a portrait of one passionate, unforgettable woman - Elizabeth Macquarie.

Elizabeth Macquarie, widow of the disgraced former Governor of New South Wales, Lachlan Macquarie, is in mourning - not only for her husband, but the loss of their shared dream to transform the penal colony into a bright new world.

Over the course of one long sleepless night on the windswept isle of Mull, she remembers her life in that wild and strange country; a revolution of ideas as dramatic as any in history; and her dangerous alliance with the brilliant, mercurial Francis Greenway, the colony's maverick architect.

A stirring, provocative and thrilling novel of passion, ideas, reforming zeal and desire.


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By:   Luke Slattery
Imprint:   Harper Collins
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 221mm,  Width: 163mm,  Spine: 31mm
Weight:   494g
ISBN:   9780732271817
ISBN 10:   0732271819
Pages:   266
Publication Date:   November 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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