The Forger's Wife

The Forger's Wife

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

John Lang was Australia's first locally born novelist, publishing early work in Sydney in the 1840s and going on to write several bestsellers. The Forger's Wife (1856) is a lively adventure novel, set in an unruly colonial Sydney where everyone is on the make. The forger's wife is a young woman who follows her rakish husband out to Australia and struggles to survive as her marriage falls apart. She soon meets detective George Flower, a powerful man with a cavalier sense of justice and retribution.

ISBN: 
9780987625304
Series: 
Colonial Australian Popular Fiction
Publisher: 
Grattan Street Press
Year of Publication: 
2017