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Shallows

Author(s): Tim Winton

Location(s): Australia

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1970s

Tim Winton brings the landscape to life in Shallows, a historical fiction novel about pride and loneliness.

One hundred and fifty years after the establishment of land-based whaling in Australia, its last outpost is Angelus, a small town already struggling for survival. Long-dormant passions are awakened by the arrival of the conservationists, who threaten the town’s livelihood and disturb the fragile peace under which its inhabitants live.

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