BOSWELL AND THE GIRL FROM BOTANY BAY by Frederick A. Pottle

BOSWELL AND THE GIRL FROM BOTANY BAY

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KIRKUS REVIEW

An important item for collectors of literary curiosities, but too academic a presentation of the story to attract the average reader. The story itself, of the girl convict who escaped from Australia with her husband, baby and a group of fellow settlers, is a dramatic one, and some day may form the nucleus of a fascinating bit of fiction. But as here presented, its interest is implicit, and the text itself reads for what it is -- a scholarly thesis presented in the form of an address. Recognizing its limited market, the publishers are printing 500 copies.

Pub Date: Nov. 5th, 1937
Publisher: Viking