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Kate Grenville's book on her research into Solomon Wiseman (her great great great great grandfather) and the development of the idea for and writing the novel

Searching for the Secret River: The Story Behind the Bestselling Novel. Kate Grenville's "The Secret River" was one of the most loved novels of 2006. It was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and awarded the Commonwealth Writer's Prize. This book tells the story of how Grenville came to write this book. It maps this creative journey into fiction, and illuminates the importance of family in our lives.

from the Guardian

Sarah Thornhill by Kate Grenville – review

Kate Grenville … a fascination with the past and how it pushes its way into the present. Photograph: Sarah Lee for the Guardian


A Page in the Life: Kate Grenville

A Page in the Life: Kate Grenville - The Telegraph 2012 - photo at the Thames as she researched her convict ancestry