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Review: A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia

User Review  - Koby - Goodreads

This book was rather well written, and at times it seemed like I was reading a (slow-paced) novel. When I read history, I tend to pick out favorite facts that I remember and discuss with people later ... Read full review

Review: A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia

User Review  - Goodreads

This book was rather well written, and at times it seemed like I was reading a (slow-paced) novel. When I read history, I tend to pick out favorite facts that I remember and discuss with people later ... Read full review

Review: A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia

User Review  - Goodreads

Interesting in terms of subject matter, but disappointing in being poorly edited if not poorly written. Read full review

Review: A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia

User Review  - Daniel Farabaugh - Goodreads

A nice solid history of the founding of Australia. It is a bit dry in places and at times it is hard to picture what the various settlements looked like in relation to one another. But overall good. Read full review

Review: A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia

User Review  - Goodreads

A nice solid history of the founding of Australia. It is a bit dry in places and at times it is hard to picture what the various settlements looked like in relation to one another. But overall good. Read full review

Review: A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia

User Review  - Denise - Goodreads

Unemotional view of events surrounding European settlement of Australia - entirely readable for a history. Important to note Australia existed as a nation long before European settlement, so it is not ... Read full review

Review: A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia

User Review  - Goodreads

Unemotional view of events surrounding European settlement of Australia - entirely readable for a history. Important to note Australia existed as a nation long before European settlement, so it is not ... Read full review

Review: A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia

User Review  - Goodreads

I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in a narrow version of the first decade or two of the British settlement of Australia focused mainly on the convicts transported there and the level of supplies of food. Read full review

Review: A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia

User Review  - Calvin Taylor - Goodreads

Didn't enjoy this as much as I hoped I would. Keneally writes eloquently and with passion, drawing out the various issues and tensions which defined the settlement of Sydney Cove as a penal colony in ... Read full review

Review: A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia

User Review  - Goodreads

Didn't enjoy this as much as I hoped I would. Keneally writes eloquently and with passion, drawing out the various issues and tensions which defined the settlement of Sydney Cove as a penal colony in ... Read full review


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