1788: Text Classics

by Watkin Tench
$12.95

Publisher: The Text Publishing Company

Publication Date: April 26, 2012

ISBN: 9781921922312

Binding: Paperback

Availability: 7-14 Days

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Introduced by Tim Flannery do not hesitate to declare that the natives of New South Wales possess a considerable portion of that acumen, or sharpness of intellect, which bespeaks genius. In 1788 Watkin Tench stepped ashore at Sydney Cove with the First Fleet. This curious young captain of the marines was a natural storyteller. His account of the infant colony is the first classic of Australian literature. www.textclassics.com.au