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The Potato Factory
by Bryce Courtenay | Literature & Fiction
Registered by sluggish on 9/27/2010
Average 7 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

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Journal Entry 1 by sluggish on Monday, September 27, 2010

7 out of 10

Great book, thrilling read. Found it impossible to put it down! An absolute must read book! Read it some time ago, but now have decided to downsize my personal library and share a great read with who ever picks it up.

From Back Cover:
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 and each must make the harsh journey from thriving nineteenth century London to the convict settlement of Van Diemen's Land. In the backstreets and dives of Hobart Town, Mary learns the art of brewing and 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 and the other bastard. As each woman sets out to destroy the other, the families are brought to the edge of disaster. 

Journal Entry 2 by sluggish at #5 Bus in Bus (details in notes), Wellington Province New Zealand on Monday, October 18, 2010

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Released 7 yrs ago (10/18/2010 UTC) at #5 Bus in Bus (details in notes), Wellington Province New Zealand


Right hand side of bus near the back.  

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