The Secret River

The Secret River

Book Title: The Secret River

  • Publication Date: 05 May 2011
  • ISBN-13: 9780857860842
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 205 voters

London, 1806 - William Thornhill, happily wedded to his childhood sweetheart Sal, is a waterman on the River Thames. Life is tough but bearable until William makes a terrible mistake for which he and his family are made to pay dearly.

His sentence: to be transported to New South Wales for the term of his natural life. Soon Thornhill, a man no better or worse than most, has to make the most difficult decision of his life...

The Secret River is a universal and timeless story of love, identity and belonging.