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y separately published work icon To Chase the Storm single work   novel   historical fiction  
Is part of Duffy/Macintosh Family Saga Peter Watt , 1999 series - author novel (number 4 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 To Chase the Storm
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'When Major Patrick Duffy's beautiful wife Catherine leaves him for another, he is propelled out of the Sydney Macintosh home and into yet another bloody war. However the battlefields of Africa, fighting the Boers, bring him in contact with one he thought long dead and lost to him.

'Back in Australia, the mysterious Michael O'Flynn mentors Patrick's youngest son, Alex, and takes him on a journey to the Queensland property, Glen View. But will the terrible curse that has inextricably linked the Duffys and Macintoshes for generations ensure that no true happiness can ever come to them?

'Through the dawn of a new century in a now federated nation, To Chase the Storm charts an explosive tale of love and loss, from South Africa to Palestine, from Townsville to the green hills of Ireland.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • Dedication: For my much loved aunt Joan Letitia Payne, nee Duffy, of Tweed Heads, one of Duckie's Daughters
  • Epigraph: And he sees through the rents of the scattering fogs,
    The corroboree warlike and grim,
    And the lubra who sat by the fire on the logs,
    To watch, like a mourner, for him.
    The Last of His Tribe : Henry Kendall

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.
  • Large print.

Works about this Work

Storm Brews Gore, Mayhem and Death Tom Austen , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 16 February 2004; (p. 6-7)

— Review of To Chase the Storm Peter Watt , 2003 single work novel
Fighting Storytelling and a Hint of Country Phil Brown , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 1 November 2003; (p. 6)

— Review of To Chase the Storm Peter Watt , 2003 single work novel
Fighting Storytelling and a Hint of Country Phil Brown , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 1 November 2003; (p. 6)

— Review of To Chase the Storm Peter Watt , 2003 single work novel
Storm Brews Gore, Mayhem and Death Tom Austen , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 16 February 2004; (p. 6-7)

— Review of To Chase the Storm Peter Watt , 2003 single work novel
Last amended 21 Feb 2020 13:02:00
Settings:
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • Townsville area, Marlborough - Mackay - Townsville area, Queensland,
  • Africa,
  • c
    Ireland,
    c
    Western Europe, Europe,
  • Palestine, Middle East, Asia,
  • 1899-1901
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