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By Thom Conroy

ISBN-10: 1459689348

ISBN-13: 9781459689343

A interesting, relocating novel in response to the genuine lifetime of Dr Ernst Dieffenbach: scientist, explorer, progressive, outcast. Dieffenbach arrived in New Zealand in 1839 as a naturalist. What he stumbled on used to be interesting, yet what his prescient files did not show used to be his personal interesting tale. This compelling novel turns the point of interest on Dieffenbach. As a tender idealist, he had plotted a revolution within the identify of equality. Imprisoned after which exiled, first from Giessen, then Strasbourg, then Zurich, he fled to London. He was hoping to redeem his acceptance through becoming a member of the day trip to New Zealand. yet as he was once to find, the complexities of freedom, exile and equality couldn't be left in the back of. that includes Darwin, Charles Heaphy and the infamous Maori leader Te Rauparaha, The Naturalist connects New Zealand's previous with global background and brings alive the tale of this notable man.

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