Botany Bay

True Tales of Early Australia

John Lang

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Format: paperback
Edition: First published in 1890 by Ward, Lock, ca.
116 pages
ISBN: 9781920897192

Publication: 01 Jan 2006
Series: SUP Classics
Publisher: Sydney University Press

Botany Bay contains Lang's most significant Australian work and was first published in 1853. It includes a number of short stories set in the early years of settlement. These are: The Ghost Upon the Rail The Master and His Man Giles! As I Live! Tracks in the Bush Captain Ketchcalfe Barrington Three Celebrities Baron Wald Sir Henry Hayes Kate Crawford Annie Saint Felix A Ramble with the Blacks Music A Terror John Lang (1816-1864) was born in Parramatta but studied Law in England 1837-1841 and from 1843 to 1845 practised as a lawyer in India. In India also he became editor of an English-language newspaper.From 1853 to 1859 Lang lived in England and Europe becoming a popular literary figure. He returned to India where he died in 1864.

John Lang (1816-1864) was a barrister and novelist, educated in Sydney and Cambridge.

Author’s preface

  1. The ghost upon the rail
  2. The master and his man
  3. Giles! As I live
  4. Tracks in the bush
  5. Captain Ketchcalfe
  6. Barrington
  7. Three celebrities
  8. Baron Wald
  9. Sir Henry Hayes
  10. Kate Crawford
  11. Annie Saint Felix
  12. A ramble with the blacks
  13. Music a terror

Format: paperback
Size: 210 × 148 mm
116 pages
Copyright: © 2004
ISBN: 9781920897192
Publication: 01 Jan 2006
Series: SUP Classics