Batavia (1 Volume Set)

Batavia (1 Volume Set)

Book rating: 04 Paperback

By (author) Peter Fitzsimons


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  • Publisher: Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 664 pages
  • Dimensions: 196mm x 250mm x 48mm | 1,520g
  • Publication date: 28 February 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Richmond, BC
  • ISBN 10: 1459615379
  • ISBN 13: 9781459615373
  • Edition: 16, Large type / large print
  • Edition statement: [Large Print]
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 171,679

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Shiprwreck. Murder. Greed. Rape. Lust. Survival. Courage. Honour. Dishonour. Bravery. The story of the ship BATAVIA, wrecked off the WA coast in 1629, is arguably the greatest tale in Australias history.

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By Vanessa Gemmell 04 Aug 2012 4

A fascinating piece of Australian/Dutch history. The author has gone to great lengths to research the background to the story of the Batavia and the circumstances surrounding the fall out from the fatal journey.