The Secret River

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William Thornhill arrives in New South Wales a convict from the slums of London. Upon earning his pardon he discovers that this new world offers something he didn't dare dream of: a place to call his own.

But as he plants a crop and lays claim to the soil on the banks of the Hawkesbury River, he finds that this land is not his to take. Its ancient custodians are the Dharug people.

A deeply moving and unflinching journey into Australia's dark history, Andrew Bovell's adaptation of Kate Grenville's acclaimed novel The Secret River was first performed by the Sydney Theatre Company in 2013.

PublisherNick Hern Books
CategoryFull Length Play
TypeScript
AuthorAndrew Bovell
ISBN9781848428706
Music Byn/a
Adapted Byn/a
Based OnKate Grenville book
Period Set In1813 -1814
Male15
Female5
Extrasyes
TypeScript
Performed Formature
NationalityAustralian
Royalty Playn/a
Sale Price$29.95 (excl. GST and postage)
Our reference78797


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