The Colour

The Colour

Book - 2004
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Publisher: Leicester, England : F.A. Thorpe, 2004, c2003
Edition: 1st Charnwood ed
ISBN: 9781843952466
1843952467
Branch Call Number: LP FIC TRE
Characteristics: 521 p. : map ; 24 cm

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WVMLStaffPicks Jan 05, 2015

Set during the 1860's gold rush in New Zealand, a newly married couple from England struggles to stake out a new life as farmers in a harsh, untamed land. When Joseph finds a tiny amount of gold dust in their creek, he becomes obsessed and greedy, leaves his family and boards a ship to seek his fortune in the gold mines. This is as much an adventure story as it is a love story, with characters and a landscape that feel so real they will stay with you for a long time.

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annaberghout
Dec 11, 2014

I read on the ship MSC on theMediterranean

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AbsolutelyObvious
Nov 15, 2011

Beautiful. Sensual and harsh.

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Ajena
Apr 03, 2011

Otago - South Island near Christchurch. 19th century.

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