Category: Australian colonial history reading challenge

Phillip Parker King 1791-1856
A Most Admirable Australian
by Brian Douglas Abbott

About the book: The book tells the story of the life of Phillip Parker King who was inextricably linked with the establishment of the colony of New South Wales. His father, Philip Gidley King, sailed to Botany Bay on HMS Sirius as Governor Phillip’s second in command in 1787, and Lt. PG King was given the responsibility of establishing the penal settlement on Norfolk Island.

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The Australian Colonial History Reading Challenge 2013

As part of Artuccino’s contribution to the LitBloggers’ community, we’ve decided to host a reading challenge in 2013. It’s easy to join in with this challenge. In 2013 read one book of non-fiction and one book of fiction related to