Download English novel For the Term of His Natural Life in PDF or other formats from this post. This historical fiction published as a book in 1874. While before that it first appeared in the Australian paper in serial form from 1870 to 1872. During that its title was His Natural Life.
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The author of this superb book was Marcus Clarke. He was one of the important persons in the Australian literary world in the 19th century. Clarke was a writer, editor, playwright, poet and a magazine owner. This classic literary work was not only his masterpiece, but it was also the reason of his popularity.
It is a powerful tale of living as a convict in former times in Australia. The story describes the fortunes of a young fellow, Rufus Dawes. Who is basically a good person, but out of good luck, throughout the twenty year period of his life. He is transported by accusing him a murder, but in fact he didn’t do anything. The author clearly tells of the cruel and brutal treatment allotted to the convicts. Even several convicts were transported for unimportant crimes.
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After a deep research and also visiting to the penal settlement of Port Arthur, Clarke was able to perfectly portray the conditions that the convicts faced. If you like prison fiction, then you will enjoy reading this novel. The author has nicely described the descriptions of prison life. His writing style is so brilliant and its wonderful story-line and rich characters keep the reader engaged.