AustLit logo
image of person or book cover 1444870038415375563.jpg
This image has been sourced from Amazon
y separately published work icon In Defence of Her Honour single work   novel   historical fiction  
Issue Details: First known date: 2024... 2024 In Defence of Her Honour
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'London 1800s to Parramatta 1819. Bill Miller had been raised and educated with the sons of the family. The youngest, Bert, had been his best friend. However, jealousy intervenes when Bill’s excellent schoolwork curtails their friendship. He wins a scholarship and enters Oxford University. When Bill’s father, the old butler, dies unexpectedly, Bert insists that Bill take over the position, but it’s more to oppress him. Bert’s jealousy grows and festers. Now looking for a way to rid themselves of their new butler, a ruckus ensues, and Bill is arrested for assaulting Bert. The housekeeper and her daughter Molly vouch for him, but it’s too late; Bill has been arrested and sentenced to be transported. With Bill gone, Molly now needs to defend herself from Bert. After hitting him with a pan, she is arrested and sent to Sydney. Bill and Molly arrive with letters of introduction and compensation from Bert’s father. Soon, they are running the best Inn in Parramatta with an endorsement from the Governor.'  (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Kincumber, Kincumber - Bensville - McMasters Beach area, Gosford, Central Coast, New South Wales,: Pacific Wanderland , 2024 .
      image of person or book cover 1444870038415375563.jpg
      This image has been sourced from Amazon
      Extent: 290p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 February 2024
      ISBN: 9780645441567
Last amended 12 Feb 2024 15:17:42
Settings:
  • London,
    c
    England,
    c
    c
    United Kingdom (UK),
    c
    Western Europe, Europe,
  • Parramatta, Parramatta area, Sydney, New South Wales,
  • 1800-1819
Newspapers:
    Powered by Trove
    X