Title: Gould's Book of Fish
Author: Richard Flanagan
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
This edition published: 2001
Paperback or Hardcover: Hardcover
Condition: Good condition
Gould's Book of Fish
Once upon a time that was called 1828, before all the living things on the land and the fishes in the sea were destroyed, there was a man named William Buelow Gould, a convict in Van Dieman's Land who fell in love with a black woman and discovered too late that to love is not safe. Silly Billy Gould, invader of Australia, liar, murderer, forger, fantasist, condemned to live in the most brutal penal colony in the British Empire, and there ordered to paint a book of fish.
Once upon a time, there were miracles...