Item #17762 The Breaker: The Novel Behind Breaker Morant. Kit Denton.

The Breaker: The Novel Behind Breaker Morant

New York: St. Martin's Press, 1981. 1st. Hardcover. First U. S. Edition. 8vo. 268 pp. Green paper covered boards in color printed dustjacket. A fine copy, as new. Item #17762
ISBN: 0312095171

The life of Breaker Morant - poet, horseman, mercenary...murderer? Denton's novel covers the entire range of Breaker's career stretching across three continents. The story was made into a 1980 Australian war and trial film directed by Bruce Beresford, starring Edward Woodward and Jack Thompson; the film centers around the 1902 court martial of Lieutenants Harry Morant, Peter Handcock, and George Witton - one of the first war crimes prosecutions in British military history.

Price: $150.00

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