By David Hunt
In this side-splitting sequel to his best-selling heritage, David Hunt transports us to the Australian frontier.
This used to be the Wild South, domestic to hardy pioneers, gun-slinging bushrangers, directionally challenged explorers, frightened Indigenous humans, Caroline Chisholm and sheep. plenty of sheep.
True Girt introduces Thomas Davey, the hard-drinking Tasmanian governor who invented the Blow My cranium cocktail, and Captain Moonlite, Australia’s so much infamous LGBTI bushranger. Meet William Nicholson, the Melbourne hipster who gave Australia the steam-powered espresso roaster and the realm the key poll. And say hi to Harry, the 1st camel utilized in Australian exploration, who shot useless his proprietor, the adventurer John Horrocks.
Learn how Truganini’s loss of life encouraged the Martian invasion of Earth. become aware of the function of corridor and Oates within the Myall Creek bloodbath. And be reminded why you have to by no means ever smoke with the Wild Colonial Boy and Mad Dan Morgan.
If Manning Clark and invoice Bryson have been left on a wasteland island with just one pen, they might write True Girt.
‘An attractive, witty and totally irreverent tackle Australian history.’ Graeme Simsion, writer of The Rosie Project
‘Astounding, grotesque and regularly hilarious, True Girt is riveting from starting to end.’ Nick Earls
David Hunt is an strangely tall and good-looking guy who likes writing his personal biographical notes. His first publication, Girt, received the 2014 Indie Award for non-fiction and used to be shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards and Australian e-book Awards. He has a birthmark that appears like Tasmania, in basic terms smaller and never as a ways south.
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True Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia, Volume 2 by David Hunt