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The Potato Factory
by Bryce Courtenay | Literature & Fiction
Registered by bookworm76 of Chermside, Queensland Australia on 1/19/2009
Average 8 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

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Journal Entry 1 by bookworm76 from Chermside, Queensland Australia on Monday, January 19, 2009

8 out of 10

Ikey Solomon is in the business of thieving and he's very good at it. Ikey's partner in crime is his mistress, the forthright Mary Abacus, until misfortune befalls them. They are parted & each must make the harsh journey from thriving nineteenth century London to the convict settlement of Van Diemen's Land. In the backstreets & dives of Hobart Town, Mary learns the art of brewing & builds The Potato Factory, where she plans a new future. But her ambitions are threatened by Ikey's wife, Hannah, her old enemy. The two women raise their separate families, one legitimate & the other bastard. As each woman sets out to destroy the other, the families are brought to the edge of disaster. (from Book Synopsis)

I thought this book was pretty good. 

Journal Entry 2 by bookworm76 at Lutwyche, Queensland Australia on Thursday, January 29, 2009

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