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➤ [Epub] ➞ English Passengers By Matthew Kneale ➮ – Srl-ltd.co.uk In 1857 when Captain Illiam uillian Kewley and his band of rum smugglers from the Isle of Man have most of their contraband confiscated by British Customs they are forced to put their ship up for charEpub English Passengers By Matthew Kneale Srl ltdcouk In 1857 when Captain Illiam uillian Kewley and his band of rum smugglers from the Isle of Man have most of their contraband confiscated by British Customs they are forced to put their ship up for char In when Captain Illiam uillian Kewley and his band of rum smugglers from the Isle o

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English PassengersF Man have most of their contraband confiscated by British Customs they are forced to put their ship up for charter The only takers are two eccentric Englishmen who want to embark for the other side of the globe The Reverend Geoffrey Wilson believes the Garden of Eden was on the island of Tasmania His traveling partner Dr Thomas Potter unbeknownst to Wilson is developing a si

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  • Vit Babenco

    English Passengers kindle ß eBook Paperback Free English PassengersThe narration of English Passengers is situated on two different planes The first is the high farce of the seafaring expedition in search of EdenOut through the door I went and behind me I heard what wasn’t any kind of word at all but a kind of well spoken howl Well given the right day I can be swift enough on my feet Down those stairs I went leaping three at a time then through that sitting room window clean as a ball through a barrel and till I was dashing away towards the river The rest of them hadn’t yet reached the boat and were taking daintiest little steps to keep from slipping in the mud They stopped and looked round when they saw me coming in my chase and looked like they were about to start asking foolish uestions – which I was in no mood to stop and answer – but fortunately just that moment there was a bright flash from the upstairs window of the house and also a mighty bang that settled their curiosity nice as nipAnd the second – the low tragedy of the


  • Helle

    English Passengers kindle ß eBook Paperback Free English PassengersAn immensely satisfying read and a literary adventure That’s what this book was It began with the first line Say a man catches a bullet through his skull in somebody’s war so where’s the beginning of that?How can you not be pulled into a story that begins thus? On top of that the man behind t


  • Fionnuala

    English Passengers kindle ß eBook Paperback Free English PassengersThe last book I read in 2016 becomes the first I review in 2017 That sounds neat but it also sounds over obvious and not especially interesting what els


  • mark monday

    English Passengers kindle ß eBook Paperback Free English PassengersKinda hard to enjoy a farcical tragicomedy when it features an actual genocide Tone deaf much?Not a bad book by any means and the author clearly had good intentions The sort of good intentions that many bougie white intellectuals have when deconstructing race personal tragedy and large scale atrocity Too bad he didn't understand that playfulness is sometimes a bizarrely inappropriate and unempathetic approach to take when examining these sorts of topics Especially when all three are combined into one rollicking adventure ugh


  • Maciek

    English Passengers kindle ß eBook Paperback Free English PassengersSay a man catches a bullet through his skull in somebody's war so where's the beginning of that?This perfectly fine uestion is posed by captain Illiam uillian Kewley at


  • Steve

    English Passengers kindle ß eBook Paperback Free English PassengersKneale’s book tries and largely succeeds in being multiple things First of all it’s good historical fiction—the kind where the education comes sans textbook aridity Much of the story is set in Tasmania in the 1800s where the native Aborigines were underfoot and too many British imperialists were wearing heavy boots A character named Peevay is one of the principal narrators offering a uniue perspective as the son of an English father and a resistant indigenous mother The other storyline was a seafaring adventure The captain and crew were Manxmen and as such had a different language and culture that added color to the mix They had failed in their attempts at smuggling and had no other recourse than to take a small but paying set of passengers from England to Tasmania Yet another goal of the book was to expose some of the day’s egregious notions related to colonialism evangelism racism and classSome


  • Cecily

    English Passengers kindle ß eBook Paperback Free English PassengersAn excellently uirky educational thought provoking and often humourous book that avoids being confusing despite multiple narrators or


  • Martine

    English Passengers kindle ß eBook Paperback Free English Passengers English Passengers is one of the best novels I have ever read A story told by multiple narrators it initially focuses on a Manx smuggling vessel which sets off for England only to get chartered to set sail to Van Diemen's Land Tasmania because some crazy reverend is convinced that Van Diemen's Land is the site of the Garden of Eden Among the ship's many larger than life passengers are the reverend himself a docto


  • Jan-Maat

    English Passengers kindle ß eBook Paperback Free English PassengersThis is one of the few books that I have given up on reading I had a strong sense of wrongness from many of the point of view POV characters and uickly began to skim read before skimming off the book all togetherBy wrongness I mean that the POVs seemed to me to strike false notes they didn't seem fictional enough to me All novels are constructed things Fiction is the deliberate choice of unreal elements to achieve the effect chosen by the author but in this case it felt too obviously so for me and I simply found it too didactic which I suppose is hard to avoid in a novel dealing with the extermination of the Tasmanian Aborigines The settlers were familiar with their Herodotus and swept across the island in the same style as the Kin


  • Judy

    English Passengers kindle ß eBook Paperback Free English PassengersPeevay's take BOOK started wonderfully BANG Like Manx gun All echoey bouncing off num WHITE MEN Scuts Captain Illiam Killian Kewley's take I came to the godforsaken island of Tasmania speaking my strange Manx tongue with my Manx crew If I could have found a way to weigh anchor with the slebby preacher Reverend Geoffrey Wilson his nemesis the snurly Dr Thomas Potter and the gorm lazy bones Timothy Renshaw attached I would gladly have done so But instead fate put us all together in the Sincerity for a cruise that will ne'er be forgottenMy guess is that at the end of the year English Passengers will be one of my favorite reads I love the variety of methods used to tell the tale the wit uniue characters all interwoven in the history of TasmaniaIts worth all 45 of its snurly stars My English Passenger blogpost