By Lois Shepheard

An exquisitely particular portrayal of payment Australia within the 1800s, Black McIntosh to Gold spans a century because it strains a family’s migration from a fishing village within the some distance north of Scotland to the gold fields of recent South Wales. One after one other, contributors of the McIntosh extended family are known as to make the adventure into unknown territory the place desires of satisfied households, doable land and maybe even gold await.

Steeped in learn and laced with the magic of folklore and the secret of The Sight, a present – or even, curse – of visions handed alongside the generations, Black McIntosh to Gold is a completely ripened cultural event of the ancestors.

This dependent and dramatic historical past bargains a transparent window into the beginning of Australia. It provides voice to the country’s founders, to decided males, ladies and youngsters who got here to Australia hoping for chance and a greater life.

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