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The Boy with Blue Trousers

by Jones, Carol Paperback / softback, 320 pages
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Head of Zeus 
14/11/2019 
United Kingdom 

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On the goldfields of 19th-century Australia, two very different girls are trying to escape their past. On the goldfields of 19th-century Australia, two very different girls are trying to escape their past. 1856, China. In the mulberry groves of the Pearl River Delta, eighteen-year-old Little Cat carries a terrible secret. And so, in disguise as a boy in blue trousers, she makes the long and difficult passage to Australia, a faraway land of untold riches where it is said the rivers run with gold. 1857, Australia. Violet Hartley has arrived off the boat from England, fleeing scandal back home.

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