Why used to be the redoubtable King Henry, an aborigine from Western Australia, killed in the course of a thunderstorm in New South Wales? What was once the feud that ended in homicide after nineteen lengthy years had handed? And who was once the lady who observed the homicide and stored silent?
This first tale of Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte, the half-aborigine detective, takes him to a sheep station within the Darling River bush nation the place he encounters these difficulties he is familiar with so well... combined blood and divided loyalties.
PLEASE NOTE: a part of the attraction of Arthur Upfield's tales lies of their actual portrayal of many facets of outback Australian lifestyles within the Nineteen Thirties and during into the Fifties. those books mirror and depict the attitudes and methods of speech of that period fairly in regards to Aborigines and to girls. In reproducing this booklet the writer doesn't suggest the attitudes or critiques they express.
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