25. Aug. 2020 · The Exiles is a historical novel that takes place primarily in 19th century Australia about the fate of two women sentenced to be transported to a life of servitude, and a young indigenous girl who is forcefully taken from her people and her land to become an object in the Governor’s home.
The Exiles is a novel about being a female convict and prisoner in a new land, once they finished serving their sentence and with a record of good behavior, they could earn their ticket of leave, and gain their freedom. Living in a foreign place, with unusual animals, reptiles, insects, birds, a hot climate and odd vegetation and trees ...
25. Aug. 2020 · While life in Australia is punishing and often brutally unfair, it is also, for some, an opportunity: for redemption, for a new way of life, for unimagined freedom. Told in exquisite detail and incisive prose, The Exiles is a story of grace born from hardship, the unbreakable bonds of female friendships, and the unfettering of legacy.
Book Summary. The author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Orphan Train returns with an ambitious, emotionally resonant historical novel that captures the hardship, oppression, opportunity and hope of a trio of women's lives - two English convicts and an orphaned Aboriginal girl - in nineteenth-century Australia.
The Exiles is a 2020 New York Times bestseller from author Christina Baker Kline. The story, which alternates the viewpoints of three women during the mid-19th century, covers the injustices of colonization and the redemptive power of love.
Buy Hardcover Now. A powerful, emotionally resonant novel that captures the hardship, oppression, opportunity and hope of four women’s lives—three English convicts and an orphaned Aboriginal girl—in nineteenth-century Australia.
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