The Prisoner

The Prisoner

Adrian Scott

Nonfiction

The first 50 years of Australia's settlement by the white man was a time of brutality, cruelty, and harshness - not always on the part of the prisoners.One man, transported for a crime today's world would consider minor, finds that regardless of his crime, regardless of his past, he comes to a time when he discovers some things are worth dying for.Australia's first 50 years was a time of harshness, brutality, and cruelty not often seen in the annals of our world. And these forms of treatment were not always committed by the prisoners.One man, sentenced to transportation for a crime we would regard, today, as minor, finds his life tormented by only the most vicious of treatment - yet, at the end, discovers that sometimes even one's most cruel of masters can be worth dying for.
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