The Fatal Shore
A History of the Transportation of Convicts to Australia, 1787-1868Book - 1987
An internationally bestselling and controversial study of the convict origins of the British settlement of Australia. Australian-born author is an internationally respected art critic whose other works include 'The Shock of the New' and 'Barcelona'.
Publisher: London : Collins Harvill, 1987, c1986.
Characteristics: xvi, 688 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.