By: Sarah Murgatroyd
372 pages, B/w photos
In August 1860, The Victorian Expedition left Melbourne, Australia to make the journey into the Gulf of Carpentaria in the northern coast. Only three of them reached their destination. They later discovered that the rest of the party had disappeared, leaving behind only a carved message on a coolibah tree.
'Remarkable. Murgatroyd has an eye for the drama her skill in story-telling and immaculate research, means that there is barely a dull moment' Scotland on Sunday 'A beautifully told story' Sunday Telegraph 'Murgatroyd demonstrates a profound understanding of topography and climate in this gripping tale' Sunday Times
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