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Gripped by a land boom as frantic as the 1850s gold rush fever, the entrepreneurs of Melbourne in 1885 are making fortunes. Amongst them is Walker J. Handford but his wife, downtrodden Maude, is deeply unhappy and in love with another man.Meanwhile, disgraced journalist Adam Bailey is exiled to distant East Gippsland to investigate conditions in the region's goldfields. Before he leaves, a detective acquaintance jokes that whenever Mr Bailey pokes his nose into things, he stirs up trouble.True or not, Adam Bailey is soon ...

Remittance Man 2008, Robert Hale Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780709085836