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Cry of the Curlew: The Frontier Series 1

$19.99

$19.99

The first bestselling novel in the compelling Duffy and Macintosh series, depicting our turbulent history as never before.

"The home grown version of Wilbur Smith" The Sunday Age

A stark and vivid novel of Australia's brutal past.

An epic tale of two families, the Macintoshes and the Duffys, who are locked in a deadly battle from the moment squatter Donald Macintosh commits an act of barbarity on his Queensland property.

Their paths cross in love, death and revenge as both families fight to tame the wild frontier of Australia's north country.

PRAISE FOR THE SERIES

"A rousing and revealing yarn" Weekend Australian

"the historical detail brings the ... 19th century to rip-roaring life" The Australian

"Watt's fans love his work for its history, adventure and storytelling" Brisbane News

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781742613451
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 01/09/2013
  • Category: Fiction & related items / Historical fiction
  • Imprint: Pan Australia
  • Pages: 656
  • Price: $19.99

The first bestselling novel in the compelling Duffy and Macintosh series, depicting our turbulent history as never before.

"The home grown version of Wilbur Smith" The Sunday Age

A stark and vivid novel of Australia's brutal past.

An epic tale of two families, the Macintoshes and the Duffys, who are locked in a deadly battle from the moment squatter Donald Macintosh commits an act of barbarity on his Queensland property.

Their paths cross in love, death and revenge as both families fight to tame the wild frontier of Australia's north country.

PRAISE FOR THE SERIES

"A rousing and revealing yarn" Weekend Australian

"the historical detail brings the ... 19th century to rip-roaring life" The Australian

"Watt's fans love his work for its history, adventure and storytelling" Brisbane News

Author Information

Peter Watt has spent time as a soldier, articled clerk, prawn trawler deckhand, builder's labourer, pipe layer, real estate salesman, private investigator, police sergeant and advisor to the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary. He speaks, reads and writes Vietnamese and Pidgin. He now lives at Maclean, on the Clarence River in northern New South Wales. He is a volunteer firefighter with the Rural Fire service, and fishing the vast open spaces of outback Queensland are his main interests in life.

AUTHOR EVENTS

2 August 2019

Join Di Morrissey and Peter Watt at Byron Bay Writers Festival event Landscape as Muse as she discusses her latest book and Peter discusses his book THE QUEEN'S COLONIAL.

2:15 PM

Banksia Pavilion
144 Bayshore Dr Byron Bay NSW 2481 Website



3 August 2019

Join Peter Watt at Byron Bay Writers Festival event On Fire as he discusses his new book THE QUEEN'S COLONIAL.

3:00 PM

Greenstone Partners Marquee
144 Bayshore Dr Byron Bay NSW 2481 Website



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