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Mrs M : an imagined history

Author: Luke Slattery
Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. : Fourth Estate, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Australian fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Named Person: Lachlan Macquarie; Elizabeth Henrietta Macquarie; Francis Howard Greenway; Francis Howard Greenway; Elizabeth Henrietta Macquarie; Lachlan Macquarie
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luke Slattery
ISBN: 9780732271817 0732271819
OCLC Number: 1000148547
Description: 314 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Luke Slattery.

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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.

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