The Secret River - Part Six: The Secret River p. 299-310 Summary & Analysis

Kate Grenville
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In this section of the novel the men take the Hope down the river to Thornhill’s property. They waited and slept, planning to attack at first light. Thornhill considered that what he was about to do would change the course of his life. He thought about the story they would need to tell anyone who asked what happened at Blackwood’s property. He believed that even though what they were doing was wrong, no one would question or find fault with their actions. As he prepared himself mentally for the attack Thornhill thought of Sagitty in his dying moments.

The men snuck up on the camp of blacks when the dawn began to break. Thornhill imagined blacks at his back and spears being thrown at him. A gunshot woke him from his fears and he believed he...

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