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Hell and Paradise ... by Peter Clarke

Thursday, March 26, 2020


Here, in one magnificent volume, is the complete saga of The Bounty Mutiny, the Pitcairn Story and the two centuries of enthralling events on Norfolk Island.

Vividly written, and with full colour illustrations on every page, the book has world-wide sales exceeding  $1,400,000.

DISCOUNT PRICE FOR FAMOUS BOOK: Mainland price $50.00. Your price $39.50.


 

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The Bounty and After ... by Albert Stanley Gazzard

Thursday, March 19, 2020


A short history of the descendants of the mutineers of the "Bounty"  


 
 

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Norfolk Island South Pacific

Thursday, March 12, 2020


This full colour booklet is more than a postcard book – it also provides information on all areas across the island.  

 

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1856-2006 Sesquicentenary Celebrations, Norfolk Island ... by J Williams and S L Bataille

Thursday, March 05, 2020


Have you ever wondered how Norfolk Island fits into the Mutiny on the Bounty saga?  What happened to the descendants of the mutineers?  Where do they live?  How did they survive and how have they adapted to changes in their community? 

Within the pages of this publication lie the answers to these questions and more... Historical family photographs have been included to share with you, the story of the Norfolk Islanders and their homeland. 

Discover many unique aspects of this small community who '... have preserved an innocence of life and a gentleness and a benevolence of manners which have gained for them the esteem, the admiration and the goodwill of all by whom they have been visited.' 


 

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Elizabeth Robertson's Diary, Norfolk Island 1845 by Merval Hoare

Thursday, February 27, 2020


Women living on Norfolk Island during the two convict periods remain shadowy figures, however this book of diary extracts reveals daily life as experienced by Elizabeth Robertson, the daughter of the Superintendent of Agriculture at Longridge. 


 
 

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A Street Guide - Quality Row Book ... by Jane Wesley

Thursday, February 20, 2020


This guide provides an overview to life in the buildings and houses along historic Quality Row, from 1788 to the arrival of the Pitcairn Descendants in 1856.

 

 

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Convict Kingson ... by Nan Smith

Thursday, February 13, 2020


The historic buildings and ruins of Kingston were silent witnesses to events that took place many years ago.

Through a thorough look at those buildings, Nan Smith brings Norfolk’s convict heritage to life.  

 

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A Place for Angles and Eagles – the story of Norfolk Island ... by Brian Hubber

Thursday, February 06, 2020


This Norfolk Island Museum produced book provides a concise and very readable overview of the four settlements on Norfolk Island. The Polynesians came and went, the French came and went, the convicts came and went, but the Pitcairn Islanders came and stayed... discover the unique story of Norfolk Island with this book.  


 

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Kids and Pines and Nursery Rhymes ... by Archie Bigg

Thursday, January 30, 2020


One of Archie’s passions is encouraging the young people to speak the Norfolk Island language. To provide the children with a resource he has chosen a number of popular nursery rhymes and rewritten them in the Norfolk language also giving them a Norfolk Island flavour. 

Talented local artist Tracey Yager has complemented the nursery rhymes with her beautiful illustrations – poor Humpty Dumpty was found by the king’s horsemen down in the convict ruins at Kingston.  He had just fallen off Gallow’s Gate! 



 

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Morla El Do (TOMORROW WILL DO) ... by Archie Bigg

Thursday, January 23, 2020


"Morla el Do" is a collection of poems written by Norfolk Island well known bush poet - Archie Bigg - 6th generation descendant from two of the Bounty mutineers, Fletcher Christian and Matthew Quintal and their Tahitian wives. 

Archie draws from his own experiences as a dad and a grandparent for many of his poems – “Grandpa” and “The Little Visitor” are two of his favourites. 

Archie tells of his love for Norfolk Island in Bass Side orn Earth written in the Norfolk language and visitors to Norfolk Island may recognise themselves in &The Bus Driver's Lament

 

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