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- DescriptionThe Sound is a historical fiction about the men of many nations who made their way across the southern waters of Australia from Tasmania to WA, plundering seal colonies, and stealing women and children from indigeus communities as they went. It is set in the 1820s, in the violent and lawless world just before the English established their own law in Western Australia and follows the journey of Wiremu Heke of Aramoana, in the South Island of New Zealand, who begins his journey on the quest to avenge the destruction of his village, but ends it in a way he never could have dreamed.
- Author BiographySarah Drummond lives on the south coast of Western Australia. She is the author of Salt Story: of sea-dogs and fisherwomen, a memoir and social history of commercial estuarine fishers. In 2014, Salt Story was longlisted for the Dobbie Literary Award and shortlisted for the Western Australian Premier s Book Awards. The Sound is her first novel.
- Author(s)Sarah Drummond
- PublisherFremantle Press
- Date of Publication27/06/2016
- SubjectHistorical & Mythological Fiction
- Place of PublicationNorth Fremantle, WA
- Country of PublicationAustralia
- First Published2016
- ImprintFremantle Press
- Weight240 g
- Width150 mm
- Height207 mm
- Spine14 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
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