The Secret River - Part Two: Sydney p. 93-124 Summary & Analysis

Kate Grenville
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While Thornhill was working for Mr. King, he met up with Thomas Blackwood, an old friend from the Thames. Blackwood had his own boat, his pardon and was doing well for himself despite being a criminal sent to Australia from London. Blackwood had named the river down which he sailed with loads of crops to market the Hawkesbury River. A year after he arrived in Australia, Thornhill got his ticket. At that time in his life he had three sons. Willie, Dick and the baby, Bub, who was sickly. Three years after Thornhill arrived in Australia he decided to stop working for Mr. King because the man seemed to be getting suspicious of Thornhill now that he had a new clerk who kept close tabs on the amounts of liquor they were transporting. Not wanting to be sent to Van...

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