By Sarah Murgatroyd
It used to be the best excursion of its time. In 1860 Robert O'Hara Burke, followed by means of William Wills and a celebration of explorers, got down to go Australia from south to north. a number of months later a tree bore an odd carving: Dig below 3ft NW.
Burke, Wills and 5 different males have been lifeless. How did a guy infamous for purchasing misplaced at the approach domestic from the pub come to guide an day trip into the desert's useless center? What went incorrect?
Edited for a tender grownup viewers, Dig 3ft NW is an abridged model of Sarah Murgatroyd's acclaimed and bestselling publication, The Dig Tree.
'The characters of Burke and Wills, and their accompanying staff are well-drawn, with all their deadly flaws and strengths...This is background at its top, well-written and researched and tough to place down...It strikes at a cracking velocity, definitely quicker than the particular expedition!...This is Australian background writing at its best.' Magpies
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Dig 3ft NW: The Legendary Journey of Burke & Wills by Sarah Murgatroyd