Ratwhiskers and Me

Lorraine Marwood

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A powerful atmospheric verse novel set in the Victorian goldfields in the 1800s. Traumatised by a fire in which the narrator's family perishes, the narrator takes on a new identity on the goldfields. There, Sun Song, a Chinese market gardener is the only one to show any kindness. The narrator flees to the Chinese camp, taking the name Lin. But Ellery, a man with links to Lin's past, is determined to take over all rights on the goldfields, setting in place a dangerous sequence of events. To survive is a test of friendship and loyalty, and a catalyst the remembering of Lin's tragic past.

ISBN: 9781921150395
Publication Date: 11-Jul-2008
Publisher: Walker Books Australia Pty, Limited