Australian Trilogy
Books in series3
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  • 1
    The Potato Factory: The Australian Trilogy, Book 1 | Bryce Courtenay

    The Potato Factory: The Australian Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Bryce Courtenay
    • Narrated By Humphrey Bower
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
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    Story
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    Always leave a little salt on the bread. Ikey Solomon's favorite saying is also his way of doing business, and in the business of thieving he's very successful indeed. Ikey's partner in crime is his mistress, the forthright Mary Abacus, until misfortune befalls them. They are parted and each must make the harsh journey from thriving nineteenth century London to the convict settlement of Van Diemen's Land.

    Excellent

    Made me feel like I was back in the 18th century. Totally enthralled could not stop listing, couldn't wait to get to the next in the series. Great st..Show More »

    Reviewed on 05 June 2016 by Geraldine ()
  • 2
    Tommo and Hawk: The Australian Trilogy, Book 2 | Bryce Courtenay

    Tommo and Hawk: The Australian Trilogy, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By Bryce Courtenay
    • Narrated By Humphrey Bower
    Overall
    (153)
    Performance
    (145)
    Story
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    Brutally kidnapped and separated in childhood, Tommo and Hawk are reunited at the age of 15 in Hobart Town. Together, they escape their troubled pasts and set off on a journey into manhood. From whale hunting in the Pacific to the Maori wars of New Zealand, from the Rocks in Sydney to the miners' riots at the goldfields, Tommo and Hawk must learn each other's strengths and weaknesses in order to survive.

    Riveting cant wait for book 3

    Exciting, funny, brave and a wonderful story. Make sure you've read book 1 first. History is real and factual - a great melding of fact and fiction...Show More »

    Reviewed on 09 August 2017 by Lynnette Dyer (New Zealand)
  • 3
    Solomon's Song: The Australian Trilogy, Book 3 | Bryce Courtenay

    Solomon's Song: The Australian Trilogy, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 28 mins)
    • By Bryce Courtenay
    • Narrated By Humphrey Bower
    Overall
    (132)
    Performance
    (125)
    Story
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    Here is the story of two families, branches of the Solomons, transported to an alien land. Both branches eventually grow rich and powerful. But through three generations, the families never, for one moment, relinquish their hatred for each other. This novel is also the story of Australia, from its beginnings to its coming of age as a nation.

    A bit different to the first two of the series

    This book was very WW1 and technical with it. Needed to be read to complete the overall story though. Narrator was excellent as with the previous tw..Show More »

    Reviewed on 10 September 2017 by Lynnette Dyer (New Zealand)