After the wreck, the commander, Francisco Pelsaert, took the long boat and sailed for help, leaving a junior officer, Jeronimus Cornelisz, in command.
Library Binding Strange Objects takes you on a journey during the historical finding of shipwrecked items unseen for Strange objects, which unexpectedly begins a series of events that could change Australian history forever.
Gary Crew, author of Strange Objects, was born in and has become a highly respected writer for young adults in Australia.
Strange Objects recounts the enigmatic events following Steven Messengers finding of the Iron pot, where the story takes place over two periods in time, the present and On a biology field trip at the Murchison River Steven stumbles upon an iron pot containing a mummified hand with a gold ring attached, and a leather bound journal.
Due to its significance various people investigate the findings and try to accurately inform the public.
Everyone involved becomes captivated by the contest and the leather bound journal is seen to be the key in unlocking the mysteriousness of the items. However one of the problems is that the gold ring, previously attached to the finger, disappeared and ended up in the possession of Steven unbeknown to anyone.
The story then starts to take a turn into the mysterious and strange as the journal is translated to reveal the author as Wouter Loos, a criminal and survivor of The Batavia Shipwreck in Its publication in the newspaper share the experiences which he and his fellow cast-way Jan Pelgrom underwent during their time in the outback and their unanticipated discovery of the mysterious white girl Ela.
However back in the present Steven begins to have visions while wearing the ring of events dating back to when Wouter Loos wrote the journal. Certain parallelled circumstances begin to unfold between Steven and Wouter as his diary and the Journal develop. The need for personal interpretation is essential and the connections are somewhat hidden and require an inquisitive mind.
Strange Objects by Gary Crew is Historical Fiction, which demands continuous concentration right through to the end, with a personal interpretation and perception of the underlying meaning a necessity. His construction of characters allows you to understand and sometimes relate them to a person in your own life.
I strongly recommend Strange Objects to anybody with a sharp mind who likes a challenge in what they read. Are the complex characters of Steven Messenger and Wouter Loos all what they seem?Jun 15, · Strange Objects is constructed through parallels, with identical themes being explored in both time frames via matched characters.
Messenger and Pelgrom are the most obvious pair: both young, both troubled, both profoundly self-centred, both obsessed with the ring, both inclined to violence and, ultimately, both killers/5(7).
"Strange Objects" by Gary Crew is an epistolary novel outlining the story of a boy who discovers a ring around years after the Batavia Wreck. Although upon opening the book I found it uninteresting, I slowly began to enjoy it and found the content thought provoking/5().
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