Gould’s Book Of Fish

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By Richard Flanagan

Synopsis: Once upon a time that was called 1828, before all fishes in the sea and all living things on the land were destroyed, there was a man named William Buelow Gould, a white convict who fell in love with a black woman and discovered too late that to love is not safe. Silly Billy Gould, invader of Australia, liar, murderer & forger, condemned to the most feared penal colony in the British Empire and there ordered to paint a book of fish. – Wikipedia

Once upon a time, there were miracles…

Published: April 2002 | ISBN: 9781742755090

Mini-bio: Richard Miller Flanagan is an Australian novelist from Tasmania. “Considered by many to be the finest Australian novelist of his generation”, according to The Economist, each of his novels has attracted major praise and received numerous awards and honours. He also has written and directed feature films. He won the 2014 Man Booker Prize.

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