The Secret River


Kate Grenville

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The Secret River Symbols


When Thornhill initially decides to purchase a gun, he sees it as an insurance policy that will guarantee his and his family's safety in the wild of New South Wales. When he learns how to…

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Cobham Hall

Cobham Hall is the villa that Mr. Thornhill builds on the hill on Thornhill's Point. It's modeled after Cobham Hall in London, where Mrs. Middleton worked before she married and had Sal, and parts…

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