The Voyage of the Shuckenoor
By Erica Bell
Published: April 3, 2010 by
Dr David Reiter
An historic novel threaded with love, truth and innocence lost, depicting the fate of women on the tall ships of the 19th Century.
Sailing from Australia to Melanesia in 1903, 17 year-old Hilda accompanies her beloved father, Gustave, a gov officer on his final ‘labour recruiting’ voyage through the South Seas.
What she learns about him will change her relationship with him forever.