For the Term of His Natural Life

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Echo Library, Sep 1, 2007 - Fiction - 396 pages
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The most famous work by the Australian novelist and poet, For the Term of His Natural Life is a powerful tale of an Australian penal settlement, which originally appeared in serial form in a Melbourne paper.

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User Review  - Bruce Foot - Goodreads

Marcus Clarke was ahead of his time when it came to pace and story/character development. For the Term of His Natural Life read like a modern novel. It left you breathless at times, shocked and eager ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kate Parker - Goodreads

I was surprised how much I liked this. This book should be more popular and more often read. Yes it's a bit depressing but then it is a Victorian era novel and its a bit graphic. But it's a great read ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Clarke was born in London in 1846 and moved to Australia in 1863. He is the author of novels, plays, collections of stories and historical articles.

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