This week I have chosen the category 'Themes of Justice."
Themes of Justice
In a Great Southern Land encompassed this topic in a few areas. The first was justice for the convicts. They were treated harshly, far beyond their original crimes, beaten and underfed. Forced to work endless hours often until they fell dead in their tracks. Justice for the gold fossickers; forced to pay exorbitant licence fees the fossickers were set upon and killed with no justice for the way they were treated.
You can read my full review of In a Great Southern Land here