Paradise Stolen

George Augustus Robinson fled to Tasmania (Van Diemen’s Land) to escape a trial in England. In Tasmania he became involved with the “natives”, learned one of their languages, liked the Aborigines and was trusted by them. Yet he became the main catalyst of their destruction. Read about it in “Paradise Stolen”.

Fatal Empires

“Fatal Empires” is an epic presenting Oceania during the period of European colonisation of the rest of the world. The action is set on a large island north of Australia and in the colony of Queensland at a time when racism ruled supreme. But, as the novel shows, some Europeans rose above the standards of their time.