A Final Reckoning

A Final Reckoning

by George Alfred Henty (Author)
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George Alfred Henty was a well-known prolific author of historical adventure novels and his books are also known for being historically accurate, making them both entertaining and educational for all readers.

First published in 1887, "A Final Reckoning" (AKA "A Final Reckoning: A Tale of Bush Life in Australia") is an exciting adventure of outlaws in the early days of the Australian gold rush, when fortunes were made and stolen, and when bush rangers and natives constituted a real and formidable danger to the settlers.

The novel tells the story of a young English lad who, after rather a stormy boyhood, emigrates to Australia and gets employment as an officer in the mounted police. A few years of active work on the frontier, where he has many a brush with both natives and bush-rangers, gain him promotion to a captaincy, and he eventually settles down to the peaceful life of a squatter...

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Publication date
October 30, 2020
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