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Wonderful watery words

Wonderful watery words

When I was reading Kate Grenville’s novel The Lieutenant on Hamilton Island I was struck by her beautiful descriptions of water. So I thought I would share some of those passages. The Lieutenant is the story of Daniel Rooke, a young¬†soldier and astronomer who arrives in NSW on the First Fleet in 1788. It’s the[…]

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