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The Lieutenant by Kate Grenville
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Nov 10, 2009

it was amazing
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Read in October, 2009

An elegant, beautifully written story about a young Lieutenent in the British army posted in Australia when it was orginally being colonized. Introverted and a brilliant mathematician, he has a different point of view on the indigenous people than his fellow soldiers. But that understates the beauty of this literary fiction. I won't reveal more of the plot, but I will say that this was one of the most moving books I've read in a long time. Highy recommended.
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