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Crow On A Barbed Wire Fence

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Published (first published 1973)
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Louisa
Sep 28, 2015 Louisa rated it really liked it
What was ahead held no fears for me. Strange, this, for I was a timid boy, afraid of spiders, afraid of the dark, afraid of bullies, afraid of the unseen and the unknown. Yet I had craved this adventure with a desperate enthusiasm which overcame the fears and objections of my parents, and when I left the security of my home I had no uneasiness.

Crow on a Barbed Wire Fence is a book that I wouldn't have chosen to pick up myself, but I am so glad I was talked into it. I don't read many books abou
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Feb 23, 2013 νєяαℓι∂αιиє rated it it was amazing
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I LOVED it!!!

It is a true story of how the Author arrived in Australia in the 1910s and had to go through all of the trials the locals put all the poms through. Such as the bad horse one, every new arrival to Australia was put on a flighty horse and was inevitably thrown off. (It's called breaking the human in, not the horse! - That was a joke by the way).

On the boat trip to Australia, Bluey (as they call redheads in Australia - I know, that makes a lot of sense) met three other British men, a
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Greg
Oct 20, 2013 Greg rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Wonderfully described sense of place set in the Australian outback. A young Englishman's adventures encountering many bush characters before WWI.
I love this book. Read it 1979.
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