Book 3 of the best-selling Charlie Smithers Collection Flashman never experienced anything like this, not even remotely! Whether it's because of his gift of the 'sight, ' inherited from his dour old Hebridean mum, or simply a sorely battered noggin (a result of his master's appalling aim)the Australias hold one of Charlie Smithers' most intriguing adventures to date. Pirates, great white sharks, mermaids, scorching deserts, cannibals and a small army of sadistic bushrangers are only part of the story. A mysterious gunslinging sheila with emerald green eyes, and a shocking vocabulary, is another adventure all on its own. And throughout the tale there is the innocuous message from a ghost from Charlie's past: "You must learn to forgive..."