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The Potato Factory This book has the quality of a folk legend re imagined The characters loom larger than life and protagonists endure years of the worst kinds of suffering before triumphing over their oppressors The first half of this novel, set in nineteenth century London, is slowly paced, but packed with eccentric, Dickensian characters, compl I m a bit undecided with The Potato Factory by Bryce Courtenay Yes, there s no doubt that Bryce Courtenay is a great writer He has the ability to make you believe that you are experiencing the same things with the characters whether its in the streets of 19th century London or the colonial outpost that was Van Damien Island and even projecting sympathy towards the lowest scums of English society Also, the way he sets up the background of the story is nothing short of perfect, you know each de I m a bit undecided with The Potato Factory by Bryce Courtenay Yes, there s no doubt that Bryce Courtenay is a great writer He has the ability to make you believe that you are experiencing the same things with the char 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. The Potato Factory by Bryce Courtnay.This excellent novel sat on my bookshelf for some months before I finally got around to reading it I am not sure why, perhaps it was the title that did not strike the right cords I even picked it up a couple of times, but dismissed it What an oversight that was The Potato Factory is a journey back in time to Dickensian London and all the filth and squalor that inspired Charles Dickens to pen his many novels, and in particular Oliver Twist.Although wr The Potato Factory by Bryce Courtnay.This excellent novel sat on my bookshelf for some months before I finally got around to reading it I am no Loved this book This is now the 3rd book I have read by the author and I plan to readThe first I had read was The Power of One which is a truly marvelous book, after that I read The Persimmon Tree which was a slow and plodding disappointment to me And so I came to this book on my Kindle and had no idea what to expect What I got was a book that held my rapt attention, a book that was a super fast and interesting read, a book that includes two characters that also appear in Charles D Loved this book This is now the 3rd book First I loved this book After starting it on vacation it was the only book at the rental home on the beach where we were I had to find the others in this series The storyline was so fascinating to me as a look into the lives of the poor and downtrodden prisoners sent from Britain to Australia Because of the people involved the language is very course and I wouldn t recommend it to people who are offended by such I don t believe it is filthy for the sake of filth, but if this were a mov First I loved this book After starting it on vacation it was the only book at the rental home on the beach where we were I had to find the others in this series The storyline was so fascinating to me as a look into the lives of the poor and downtrodden prisoners sent from Britain to Australia Because of the people involved the language is very course and I wouldn t recommend it to peopl It took me a few months to get through this audiobook and every now and again I had to stop listening because it was just too much the violence, the poverty, the lack of compassion Yet I would always pick it up again, keen to find out what happens next, because throughout the story there is a glimmer of hope in its characters grit, their will to survive and find peace, however short lived Bryce Courtenay is an impressive storyteller who is sometimes ruthless to his readers while describing t It took me a few months to get This is the first in the Australian trilogy 1.The Potato Factory2.Tommo Hawk3.Solomon s SongI was hooked after the first chapter Bryce Courtenay is noted for his ability to weave dramatic, graphic, human stories with historic fact He did not disappoint with this book I could not put it down We meet Ikey, Hannah and Mary in 1820 s England dark times, bleak times, hard times They survive in the under belly of I read this as a download from Audible.com Humphrey Bower is an exceptional narrator effortlessly giving each character their own distinct voice I was enthralled with Courtenay s writing and Bower s narration I don t know if I d give it five stars as a print book or not, but I recommend i This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here donated to CCU 30 10 2014review finally.Ikey Solomon and his partner in crime, Mary Abacus, 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 To

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