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4 edition of ballad of Desmond Kale found in the catalog.

ballad of Desmond Kale

Roger McDonald

ballad of Desmond Kale

by Roger McDonald

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Published by Random House Australia in Milsons Point, NSW, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sheep -- Australia -- Fiction.,
  • Wool industry -- Australia -- Fiction.,
  • Prisoners -- Australia -- Fiction.,
  • Escapes -- Australia -- Fiction.,
  • Australia -- History -- 1788-1851 -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRoger McDonald.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.M2514 B35 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination638 p. ;
    Number of Pages638
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16843348M
    ISBN 109781741661392
    LC Control Number2008272058

    The Ballad of Desmond Kale won the Miles Franklin Award and South Australian Festival Prize for Fiction. A long story that became part of When Colts Ran was awarded the O. Henry Prize (USA) in To read Roger’s revealing answers to the Booktopia Book Guru’s TEN TERRIFYING QUESTIONS and to leave a comment - CLICK HERE. His novels are , Slipstream, Rough Wallaby, Water Man, The Slap, Mr Darwin's Shooter, The Ballad of Desmond Kale, When Colts Ran, The Following and A Sea-Chase. Non-fiction: Shearers' Motel and The Tree In Changing Light. won The Age Book of the Year in and the South Australian Biennial Literature Prize in In it was Notable awards: Miles Franklin Award,

    Entdecken Sie "Ballad of Desmond Kale" von Roger McDonald und finden Sie Ihren Buchhändler. Winner of the Miles Franklin the early s, out of the prison society of governors, redcoats, English gaolers, Irish convicts, and the few free settlers of Botany Bay, no one had ventured much farther inland than a few dozen miles from Sydney. Or so it was believed until the escape of. Buy The Ballad of Desmond Kale by Roger McDonald () from Boomerang Books, Australia's Online Independent Bookstore.

    The Ballad of Desmond Kale ; or, The Fiction Question: Who Owns Stories? Katherine Bode University of Sydney The novelist, Sydney "Making Writers' Roger a Fiction McDonald, Festival of History" included and renowned panel award-winning at the historian Sydney Writers' Festival included award-winning novelist, Roger McDonald, and renowned. item 1 The Ballad of Desmond Kale by Roger McDonald (English) Paperback Book Free Shipp 1 - The Ballad of Desmond Kale by Roger McDonald (English) .


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At the centre is Stanton's pursuit of Kale - an Irish political prisoner and a rebelliously brilliant breeder of sheep. The alchemy of wool fascinates, threatens, and transforms when it is discovered that fine wool thrives in New South. The Ballad of Desmond Kale is a broad-sweeping novel of the first days of British settlement in Australia.

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A long story that became part of When Colts Ran was awarded the O. Henry Prize (USA) in His latest novel is The Following. The Books The Ballad of Desmond Kale by Roger McDonald Reviewed 01/08/ buy this book Overview. In the early s, out of the prison society of redcoats, English gaolers, Irish convicts, and.

The Ballad of Desmond Kale By Roger McDonald Vintage $ Between the world wars, and before the consolidation of the academic profession of history in Author: Peter Pierce. Brief Summary of Book: The Ballad of Desmond Kale by Roger McDonald Here is a quick description and cover image of book The Ballad of Desmond Kale written by Roger McDonald which was published in –.

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I was part way through writing my review of Roger McDonald’s Miles Franklin Award-winning seventh novel, The Ballad of Desmond Kale, when I realised that I hadn’t posted its opening lines. (It’s one of my blog projects to post the opening lines of all the Miles Franklin winning novels, but I have to confess that it’s a project that’s stalled a bit since my disenchantment with the.

Get this from a library. The ballad of Desmond Kale. [Roger McDonald] -- In the first days of British settlement in Australia, Desmond Kale, an Irish political prisoner, escapes and disappears beyond the colony line, where rumour says he is thriving.

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At the centre is Stanton's pursuit of Kale - an Irish political prisoner and a rebelliously brilliant breeder of sheep. The alchemy of wool fascinates, threatens, and transforms when it is discovered that fine wool thrives in New South Author: Roger McDonald.

Roger McDonald is the author of seven novels and two works of non-fiction. His first novel,won the Age Book of the Year and the South Australian Government Biennial Prize for Literature; his autobiographical Shearer’s Motel won the National Book Council Banjo Award for Non-Fiction; Mr Darwin’s Shooter won the NSW Premier’s Award for Fiction, the Victorian Premier 4/5(32).

The Ballad of Desmond Kale is a broad-sweeping novel of the first days of British settlement in Australia. At the centre is Stanton's pursuit of Kale - an Irish political prisoner and /5. THE BALLAD OF DESMOND KALE is both a love story of unusual interest and an epic novel of greed, ambition, conceit, and redemption.

The novel is rich in its characterisations and the rawness of its settings, vigour of language, and vividness of personality. The Ballad of Desmond Kale () – Roger McDONALD So, this book had been staring at me from my shelf for a long time.

It won the Miles Franklin Award inwhich usually guarantees a good read (or it certainly has lately), but I was put off by a comment by someone calling it ‘the best book about shep farming you’ll ever read’, or.

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At the centre is Stanton's pursuit of Kale - an Irish political prisoner and a /5(8). But I didn’t like the book which won the Miles Franklin Award, not at all. Conscious of my contrariness, I tried to read The Ballad of Desmond Kale () three times and just couldn’t get interested in it.

[Update: The fourth time I tried to read it, I fell in love with it, and couldn’t understand why I reacted against it before. With Jennifer Byrne, Peter Cundall, Marieke Hardy, Jason Steger. The Ballad of Desmond Kale is a broad-sweeping novel of the first days of British settlement in Australia.

At the centre is Stanton's pursuit of Kale - an Irish political prisoner and. The Ballad of Desmond Kale won the Miles Franklin Award and South Australian Festival Prize for Fiction.

A long story that became part of When Colts Ran was awarded the O. Henry Prize (USA) in To read Roger’s revealing answers to the Booktopia Book Guru’s TEN TERRIFYING QUESTIONS and to leave a comment - CLICK HEREFormat: Paperback."First Tuesday Book Club" The Ballad of Desmond Kale/American Psycho (TV Episode ) on IMDb: Plot summary, synopsis, and more.