Fanatic Heart - A Life of John Boyle O'Reilly 1844-1890

By: Anthony G Evans

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Minimal wear to jacket, No tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 280ppn O'Reilly was convicted for political conspiracy in England and sentenced for 20 years. After spending a number of years in English jails he was transported to Western Australia in 1868 on the last convict ship sent to Australia. Two years later, he escaped and fled to America on a whaling ship. In Boston he became a prominent literary figure. Many of his poems contain references to Australia. He is one of the earliest poets associated with Western Australia.

Title: Fanatic Heart - A Life of John Boyle O'Reilly 1844-1890

Author Name: Anthony G Evans

Categories: Biography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Perth, Western Australia, UWA Publishing: 1997

ISBN Number: 1875560823

ISBN Number 13: 9781875560820

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 180mm x 250mm

Seller ID: 021311