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Matthew Kneale

It is 1857, and Reverend Geoffrey Wilson has departed England to prove the literal truth of the Bible. The expedition heads towards Tasmania, where he is convinced he will find the real Garden of Eden. But the other passengers have their own agendas. Dr Potter is developing a sinister thesis, and the ship is crewed by smugglers of contraband brandy and tobacco. As the English passengers near Peevay’s land, their bizarre notions become painfully at odds with reality. Their destination is no Eden but a world of hunting parties and colonial ethnic cleansing. A mighty collision is approaching ...

It is 1857, and Reverend Geoffrey Wilson has departed England to prove the literal truth of the Bible. The expedition heads towards Tasmania, where he is convinced he will find the real Garden of Eden. But the other passengers have their own agendas. Dr Potter is developing a sinister thesis, and the ship is crewed by smugglers of contraband brandy and tobacco. As the English passengers near Peevay’s land, their bizarre notions become painfully at odds with reality. Their destination is no Eden but a world of hunting parties and colonial ethnic cleansing. A mighty collision is approaching ...
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Description:

It is 1857, and Reverend Geoffrey Wilson has departed England to prove the literal truth of the Bible. The expedition heads towards Tasmania, where he is convinced he will find the real Garden of Eden. But the other passengers have their own agendas. Dr Potter is developing a sinister thesis, and the ship is crewed by smugglers of contraband brandy and tobacco. As the English passengers near Peevay’s land, their bizarre notions become painfully at odds with reality. Their destination is no Eden but a world of hunting parties and colonial ethnic cleansing. A mighty collision is approaching ...

Language:

English

Narrators:

Ron Keith, Simon Prebble, Davina Porter, Gerard Doyle, Gianfranco Negroponte, Jenny Sterlin, Patrick Tull

Length:

20h 28m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:27


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:56


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

35:03


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

41:02


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

37:49


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

43:54


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

45:11


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

28:54


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

45:24


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

54:27


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

31:24


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

33:04


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

30:16


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

31:53


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

55:59


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

30:15


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

30:30


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

41:47


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

39:19


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

38:20


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

41:09


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

32:12


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

33:57


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

35:16


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

35:34


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

42:31


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

38:46


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

38:08


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

36:42


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

37:22


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

39:31


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

39:35


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

37:33


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

27:54


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

11:36