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y Shadow of the Osprey single work   novel   historical fiction  
Is part of Duffy/Macintosh Family Saga Peter Watt 1999 series - author novel (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2000 2000
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'Soldier of fortune Michael Duffy returns to colonial Sydney on a covert mission and with old scores to settle, still enraged by a bitter feud between his family and the ruthless Macintoshes.

'The Palmer River gold rush lures American prospector Luke Tracy back to Australia's rugged north country in his elusive search for riches and the great passion of his life, Kate O'Keefe.

'From the boardrooms and backstreets of Sydney to the hazardous waters of the Coral Sea, the sequel to Cry of Curlew confirms the exceptional talent of master storyteller Peter Watt..'

Source: Publisher's blurb (2013 ed.).

Notes

  • Dedication: For my uncle John Payne.
    In war - a true hero of the sea.
    In peace - always there for me.
  • Epigraph: The wallaroos grope through the tufts of grass,
    And turn to their coverts for fear:
    But he sits in the ashes and lets them pass
    Where the Boomerang sleeps with the spear:
    With the nullah, the sling, and the spear. - The Last of His Tribe, Henry Kendall.

  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Corgi Books , 2000 .
      Extent: 702p.
      Description: illus., map
      ISBN: 055214794X (pbk.)
Alternative title: Wer dem Wind folgt
Language: German

Works about this Work

Complex plot Ralph Elliott , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 14 January 2001; (p. 50)

— Review of Shadow of the Osprey Peter Watt 2000 single work novel
Something to while away the hours Samela Harris , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 13 January 2001; (p. 19)

— Review of Shadow of the Osprey Peter Watt 2000 single work novel
Conniving in the colonies Tom Austen , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 3 March 2001; (p. 7)

— Review of Shadow of the Osprey Peter Watt 2000 single work novel
Complex plot Ralph Elliott , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 14 January 2001; (p. 50)

— Review of Shadow of the Osprey Peter Watt 2000 single work novel
Something to while away the hours Samela Harris , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 13 January 2001; (p. 19)

— Review of Shadow of the Osprey Peter Watt 2000 single work novel
Conniving in the colonies Tom Austen , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 3 March 2001; (p. 7)

— Review of Shadow of the Osprey Peter Watt 2000 single work novel
Last amended 17 Aug 2016 11:56:09
Settings:
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • New South Wales,
  • Coral Sea, South Pacific, Pacific Region,
  • Queensland,
  • 1800-1899
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