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Issue Details: First known date: 1968... 1968 Charco Harbour : A Novel of Unknown Seas and a Fabled Shore Passaged with Coral Reefs and Magnetical Islands, of Shipwreck and a Lonely Haven -- the True Story of the Last of the Great Navigators, His Bark and the Men in Her
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Charco Harbour is the story of Captain James Cook's first Pacific voyage in 1768, a journey into a world to which Europeans had never been and reported back before, a journey which leads to shipwreck at Charco (near what is now Cooktown in Queensland). At a time when Australia was still terra incognita, a man like Cook could be one of the world's great navigators, yet still full of human failings. This closely researched book is a warts and all portrait of the man who first mapped the great southern land. (Source: Sydney University Press)

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Blunden also published notes on his research for this novel: 'Notes on Charco Harbour' (1968).

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A Kind of Exile : Godfrey Blunden - an Australian in Paris Patrick Buckridge , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 73 2002; (p. 111-118; notes 238)
Untitled Len Ward , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 17 January 1970; (p. 15)

— Review of Charco Harbour : A Novel of Unknown Seas and a Fabled Shore Passaged with Coral Reefs and Magnetical Islands, of Shipwreck and a Lonely Haven -- the True Story of the Last of the Great Navigators, His Bark and the Men in Her Godfrey Blunden , 1968 single work novel
Untitled A. Bell , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 17 January 1970; (p. 10)

— Review of Charco Harbour : A Novel of Unknown Seas and a Fabled Shore Passaged with Coral Reefs and Magnetical Islands, of Shipwreck and a Lonely Haven -- the True Story of the Last of the Great Navigators, His Bark and the Men in Her Godfrey Blunden , 1968 single work novel
Charco Harbour Eleanor Alpin , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Realist , winter no. 33 1969; (p. 74)

— Review of Charco Harbour : A Novel of Unknown Seas and a Fabled Shore Passaged with Coral Reefs and Magnetical Islands, of Shipwreck and a Lonely Haven -- the True Story of the Last of the Great Navigators, His Bark and the Men in Her Godfrey Blunden , 1968 single work novel
Untitled G. Bryant , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 4 January 1969; (p. 10)

— Review of Charco Harbour : A Novel of Unknown Seas and a Fabled Shore Passaged with Coral Reefs and Magnetical Islands, of Shipwreck and a Lonely Haven -- the True Story of the Last of the Great Navigators, His Bark and the Men in Her Godfrey Blunden , 1968 single work novel
Charco Harbour Eleanor Alpin , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Realist , winter no. 33 1969; (p. 74)

— Review of Charco Harbour : A Novel of Unknown Seas and a Fabled Shore Passaged with Coral Reefs and Magnetical Islands, of Shipwreck and a Lonely Haven -- the True Story of the Last of the Great Navigators, His Bark and the Men in Her Godfrey Blunden , 1968 single work novel
Remorseless Detail Nancy Keesing , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 7 December vol. 90 no. 4631 1968; (p. 92-93)

— Review of Charco Harbour : A Novel of Unknown Seas and a Fabled Shore Passaged with Coral Reefs and Magnetical Islands, of Shipwreck and a Lonely Haven -- the True Story of the Last of the Great Navigators, His Bark and the Men in Her Godfrey Blunden , 1968 single work novel
Untitled Patricia Rappolt , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 30 November 1968; (p. 18)

— Review of Charco Harbour : A Novel of Unknown Seas and a Fabled Shore Passaged with Coral Reefs and Magnetical Islands, of Shipwreck and a Lonely Haven -- the True Story of the Last of the Great Navigators, His Bark and the Men in Her Godfrey Blunden , 1968 single work novel
[Review] Charco Harbour [and] The Puzzleheaded Girl [and] The Chantic Bird Robert Ward , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June vol. 7 no. 8 1968; (p. 143)

— Review of Charco Harbour : A Novel of Unknown Seas and a Fabled Shore Passaged with Coral Reefs and Magnetical Islands, of Shipwreck and a Lonely Haven -- the True Story of the Last of the Great Navigators, His Bark and the Men in Her Godfrey Blunden , 1968 single work novel ; The Puzzleheaded Girl : Four Novellas Christina Stead , 1967 selected work novella ; The Chantic Bird David Ireland , 1968 single work novel
Untitled Derek Whitelock , 1968 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16 November 1968; (p. 28)

— Review of Charco Harbour : A Novel of Unknown Seas and a Fabled Shore Passaged with Coral Reefs and Magnetical Islands, of Shipwreck and a Lonely Haven -- the True Story of the Last of the Great Navigators, His Bark and the Men in Her Godfrey Blunden , 1968 single work novel
A Kind of Exile : Godfrey Blunden - an Australian in Paris Patrick Buckridge , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 73 2002; (p. 111-118; notes 238)
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