Kelly Country: A John Grimes Novel [NOOK Book]

Overview

An If-Of-History Novel

The United States won its independence in 1776, and the world has never been the same since. What if Australia had followed suit? How would our world have been different? That’s the theme that fascinated A. Bertram Chandler who saw, in the famous Ned Kelly, the possibility of an Australian Washington.

For Ned Kelly was not just a lawless bushranger. He was a man of unusual imagination who created his own armor, gathered a...

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Kelly Country: A John Grimes Novel

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Overview

An If-Of-History Novel

The United States won its independence in 1776, and the world has never been the same since. What if Australia had followed suit? How would our world have been different? That’s the theme that fascinated A. Bertram Chandler who saw, in the famous Ned Kelly, the possibility of an Australian Washington.

For Ned Kelly was not just a lawless bushranger. He was a man of unusual imagination who created his own armor, gathered a band of Irish rebels, and took arms against the frontier law of old Australia. Now, by time machine and calculated interference, a certain 20th Century John Grimes goes back and alters history. Kelly survives!

Utilizing the hidden discoveries of science, Kelly helps an Austrailian-Irish Republic rise from Down Under!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440553172
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 8/1/2012
  • Series: Prologue Science Fiction
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 727,625
  • File size: 501 KB

Meet the Author

A. Bertram Chandler was a British-Australian science fiction writer with more than forty novels and 200 works of short fiction published. He was known internationally for turning his personal experiences as a maritime marine officer into realistic characterization of a spaceship’s crew. He won three Ditmar Awards for achievement in Australian science fiction, as well as Japan’s prestigious Seiun Award.

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