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The Potato Factory Ikey Solomon Is In The Business Of Thieving And He S Very Good At It Ikey S Partner In Crime Is His Mistress, The Forthright Mary Abacus, Until Misfortune Befalls Them They Are Parted And Each Must Make The Harsh Journey From Thriving Nineteenth Century London To The Convict Settlement Of Van Diemen S Land In The Backstreets And Dives Of Hobart Town, Mary Learns The Art Of Brewing And Builds The Potato Factory, Where She Plans A New Future But Her Ambitions Are Threatened By Ikey S Wife, Hannah, Her Old Enemy The Two Women Raise Their Separate Families, One Legitimate And The Other Bastard As Each Woman Sets Out To Destroy The Other, The Families Are Brought To The Edge Of Disaster


10 thoughts on “The Potato Factory

  1. says:

    Holy hell This is one damn good book Bryce Courtenay still amazes me in his level of research comparable to only authors such as Diana Gabaldon and Jack Whyte It deals with the populating of the British colonies in Australia, Tasmaina, and New Zealand While the accuracy of detail is impeccable, his skill as a storyteller is what keeps me hooked on ordering his books fro


  2. says:

    Perhaps my favorite work of historical fiction Courtenay spins a intriguing tale of crime and deceit in early 19th century England and the Hobart Town penal colony Ikey Solomon likely the character that Fagen of Oliver was based on is easy to both love and hate We find ourselves sympathizing with Solomon, and despising him at the same time A must read for historical fict


  3. says:

    I read this as a download from Audible.com Humphrey Bower is an exceptional narrator effortlessly giving each character their own distinct voice I was enthralled with Courtenay s writing and Bower s narration I don t know if I d give it five stars as a print book or not, but I recommend it as an audible book to anyone.


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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here donated to CCU 30 10 2014review finally.Ikey Solomon and his partner in crime, Mary Abacus, make the harsh journey from thriving nineteenth century London to the convict settlement of Van Diemen s Land.In the backstreets and dives of Hobart Town, Mary builds The Potato Factory a brewery, where


  5. says:

    I m a bit undecided with The Potato Factory by Bryce Courtenay Yes, there s no doubt that Bryce Courtenay is a great writer He has the ability to make you believe that you are experiencing the same things with the characters whether its in the streets of 19th century London or the colonial outpost that was Van Damien Island and even projecting sympathy towards the lowest sc


  6. says:

    The Potato Factory by Bryce Courtnay.This excellent novel sat on my bookshelf for some months before I finally got around to reading it I am not sure why, perhaps it was the title that did not strike the right cords I even picked it up a couple of times, but dismissed it What an oversight that was The Potato Factory is a journey back in time to Dickensian London and all the


  7. says:

    This is Historical Fiction and I ve had this in my audio library for quite some time I ll first say that the narration was wonderfully done When that happens, it adds to the enjoyment.I liked this I liked that it fully covered the same characters for decades I felt like I really got to know them Even when they weren t particularly likable, I felt I understood them and their a


  8. says:

    First I loved this book After starting it on vacation it was the only book at the rental home on the beach where we were I had to find the others in this series The storyline was so fascinating to me as a look into the lives of the poor and downtrodden prisoners sent from Britain to Australia Because of the people involved the language is very course and I wouldn t recommend i


  9. says:

    Loved this book This is now the 3rd book I have read by the author and I plan to readThe first I had read was The Power of One which is a truly marvelous book, after that I read The Persimmon Tree which was a slow and plodding disappointment to me And so I came to this book on my Kindle and had no idea what to expect What I got was a book that held my rapt attention, a book tha


  10. says:

    I picked up The Potato Factory by Bryce Courtenay, looked at it, flipped to the last page and groaned, a whopper of a book and one I ve had on my shelf for many many years possibly because of its size and it being the first volume in The Potato Factory Trilogy so it was high time I moved it up to my TBR coffee table pile however, to peruse 800 pages plus seemed like a huge task


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