From the winner of the Man Booker Prize 2014, his Commonwealth Writers' Prize-winning novel.
Once upon a time that was called 1828, before all fishes in the sea and all living things on the land were destroyed, there was a man named William Buelow Gould, a white convict who fell in love with a black woman and discovered too late that to love is not safe. Silly Billy Gould, invader of Australia, liar, murderer & forger, condemned to the most feared penal colony in the British Empire and there ordered to paint a book of fish.
Once upon a time, there were miracles...
'A work of significant genius' -- Chicago Tribune
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 1st December 2011
Publisher: Random House Australia
Edition Number: 1