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The Ballad of Desmond Kale

The Ballad of Desmond Kale

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Published by Vintage .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8908028M
ISBN 101741661145
ISBN 109781741661149

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Henry Prize (USA) in His latest novel is The Following. The Ballad of Desmond Kale is a broad-sweeping novel of the first days of British settlement in Australia. At the centre is Stanton's pursuit of Kale - an Irish political prisoner and a rebelliously brilliant breeder of sheep.

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At the centre is Stanton's pursuit of Kale - an Irish political prisoner and a rebelliously brilliant breeder of sheep. Anyway, back in the judges had a really difficult task in choosing a winner.

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At the centre is Stanton's pursuit of Kale - an Irish political prisoner and a rebelliously brilliant breeder of sheep/5. The Ballad of Desmond Kale is thus: “A famous convict escapes, an officer of rangers is outlawed, a woman decides on love, a boy is given trust by the one with wool around his wrist, a black boy is treated like shite by the same old devil, and the days roll into each other under the throbbing ball of the sun.”.

The Ballad of Desmond Kale by Roger McDonald Publication Details Author: Roger McDonald ISBN: Publisher: Random House Australia Publication Date: Summary: In the early ’s, out of the prison society of govenors, redcoats, English gaolers, Irish convicts and Read More.

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The alchemy of wool fascinates, threatens, and transforms when it is discovered that fine wool thrives in New South Author: Roger McDonald. The ballad of desmond ka., p The Ballad of Desmond Kale, page 1 His first novel,won the Age Book of the Year and the South Australian Government Biennial Prize for Literature; his autobiographical Shearer’s Motel won the National Book Council Banjo Award for Non-Fiction; Mr Darwin’s Shooter won the NSW Premier’s /10().

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The Ballad of Desmond Kale won the Miles Franklin Award and South Australian Festival Prize for Fiction. A long story that became part of When Colts Ran was awarded the O. Henry Prize (USA) in To read Roger’s revealing answers to the Booktopia Book Guru’s TEN TERRIFYING QUESTIONS and to leave a comment - CLICK HERE.His novels areSlipstream, Rough Wallaby, Water Man, The Slap, Mr Darwin's Shooter, The Ballad of Desmond Kale, When Colts Ran, The Following and A Sea-Chase.

Non-fiction: Shearers' Motel and The Tree In Changing Light. won The Age Book of the Year in and the South Australian Biennial Literature Prize in In it was.In the early 's, out of the prison society of govenors, redcoats, English gaolers, Irish convicts and the few free settlers of Botany Bay, none had entured much farther inland than a few dozen miles from Sydney into the vast territory claime.