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Kings in grass castles

Mary Durack

Kings in grass castles

by Mary Durack

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Corgi Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Durack family.,
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- Australia.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMary Durack.
    SeriesCorgi book -- EG7669
    The Physical Object
    Pagination414, [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages414
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13587391M

      Crims in Grass Castles Kindle Edition by Keith Moor (Author) Format: Kindle Edition. out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Paperback "Please retry" $ $ — KindleReviews: 4.   What a wonderful story, I have thoroughly enjoyed the entire book and can only marvel at the physical endurance of those man and women. Holding my copy of Kings in Grass Castles was difficult, so once onto my Kindle, reading was a breeze, even with the light out/5(26).

    Kings in Grass Castles: Durack, Mary, Brilliance Audio, Inc.: Books - 4/5(35). The book has changed my understanding of Australian history. Those Irishmen were true pioneers, courageous and generous and bold. Also some food for thought on the indigenous issue. The title - brilliant. Kings in Grass Castles - their kingdoms blow away with every drought or flood, but those brave families never gave up.

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Kings in Grass Castles was not originally written for publication and was a chronicle of the early history of the Durack family in Australia. It was interesting and entertaining enough to be published but at times it gets a bogged down.

It has taken me a very long time to finish the book /5(42). "Kings in Grass Castles" is a true story of how one man and his family made a huge impact on settling the outermost areas of Australia. The author is kin to the main characters in the book and has done well researching and coralating information to provide as 4/5(38).

Kings in Grass Castles depicts both the atrocities committed against the indigenous peoples of Australia and a family's fight to escape and survive the famine in Ireland.

Several subplots come into play, artfully woven into the fabric Kings in grass castles book the story. As life often is, "It's complicated." Well worth the watch. Meanjin Dame Mary Durack Miller DBE OBE was born to the heritage of a pioneering family. Long recognised as one of Australia's great literary figures, she wrote 15 books, short stories, poetry, plays and film scripts.

At the time of her death in she was working with producer Paul Barron on the screen adaptation of KINGS IN GRASS CASTLES. Kings in Grass Castles Long recognised as one of Australia's great literary figures, she wrote 15 books, short stories, poems, plays and film scripts.

She died in Bibliographic information. Title: Kings in Grass Castles Vintage classics: Author: Mary Durack: Edition: illustrated, reprint. What a wonderful story, I have thoroughly enjoyed the entire book and can only marvel at the physical endurance of those man and women.

Holding my copy of Kings in Grass Castles was difficult, so once onto my Kindle, reading was a breeze, even with the light out/5(25). Based on a novel of the same name (Corgi Books, ) written by a grand-daughter of the main protagonist of this story – Patsy Durack – the film narrates the hard life of some Irish peasants who fled the potato famine in and emigrated to Australia/10(1).

Other important works include the saga of the Durack family, Kings in Grass Castles () and its sequel, Sons in the Saddle; and a play, Swan River Saga: Life of Early Pioneer Eliza Shaw (). A biography, To Be Heirs Forever, also used Eliza Shaw as a subject. "Kings in Grass Castles" is a true story of how one man and his family made a huge impact on settling the outermost areas of Australia.

The author is kin to the main characters in the book and has done well researching and coralating information to provide as 4/5(37).

Mary Durack's KINGS IN GRASS CASTLES is an Australian classic. Since it was published in it has gone on selling as new generations of readers discover the pastoralist saga of the Durack family and their cattle spreads across the continent.

Now, nearly 25. Holding my copy of Kings in Grass Castles was difficult, so once onto my Kindle, reading was a breeze, even with the light out. Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Amazon Customer.

out of 5 stars Interesting story. Reviewed in Australia on 3 /5(25). Kings in Grass Castles by Durack, Mary and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Buy Kings in Grass Castles by Durack, Mary (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 'The best saga of pastoral Australia ever published hard to describe without superlatives in a hundred years the book will still be a classic.' Meanjin Kings In Grass Castles by Mary Durack - Penguin Books.

"Kings in Grass Castles" is a true story of how one man and his family made a huge impact on settling the outermost areas of Australia.

The author is kin to the main characters in the book and has done well researching and coralating information to provide as accurate a historical record as possible.4/5(38). The late Mary Durack was one of the great chroniclers of the West and Australia's past.

Her best-known book - about her pioneering family - is Kings In Grass Castles. Both it and Sons In The Saddle have proved to be excellent backlist titles - particularly since their reformatting into smart Bs.

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