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Second Bridegroom Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis of Second Bridegroom

This novel is part of a trilogy which was not written in chronological order. It is the story of an Australian convict who escapes after killing another convict. He joins a group of wandering aborigines, but when they burn the camp of a group of white settlers he is recaptured. The story is told in a letter written to the wife of his former master. As usual Hall's words paint a beautiful picture of Australia as it was in the nineteenth century and his characterisation is masterful.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   19th century Inside culture (main char)    -   Australian, aborigine Crime & Police story    -   Yes Story of    -   sympathetic "criminals" on the run Outside culture (society)    -   Australian (mate!) Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   accused criminal Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () Desert?    -   Yes

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