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Midnite, the story of a wild colonial boy

by Randolph Stow

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published (B67-12640), London, Macdonald & Co., 1967.

Statementby Randolph Stow ; illustrated by Ralph Steadman.
SeriesPuffin books
ContributionsSteadman, Ralph.
The Physical Object
Pagination121p. :
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14950075M
ISBN 100140304215

Synthesising core ideas. Midnite: The Story of a Wild Colonial Boy by Randolph Stow, is difficult to pin down as a school text as it is obviously written both as an adult satire and a children’s of the humour concerning colonialism, imperialism, law and order issues, early explorer attempts, gold prospecting, class inequality, etc. could well be lost on an average modern Year. Get this from a library! Midnite: the story of a wild colonial boy. [Randolph Stow; Ralph Steadman].

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item 7 MIDNITE: The Story of a Wild Colonial Boy by Stow, Randolph Paperback Book The 7 - MIDNITE: The Story of a Wild Colonial Boy by Stow, Randolph Paperback Book. Midnite is a not-so-wild and not-too-bright colonial boy. When he becomes an orphan, his animal friends decide he should be a bushranger.

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Aided by five pets, especially a Siamese Khat, a wild colonial boy-turned-bushranger fumbles his first heist by selecting a Judge and Trooper O'Grady who outwit him with ease and who reappear with almost measured regularity thereafter.

Kids book. Midnite is pretty much a nice boy. Mad Dog Morgan resembles him in absolutely no way, shape, form, or even selection of accoutrements. When Midnite has no-one smarter left around to give him advice, the local wildlife does it. No-one has ever suggested animals are brilliant, either, so they reckon being a bushranger would be good/5(10).

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[Randolph Stow; Joan Sandin] -- A not-so-bright highwayman keeps getting arrested, but his clever animal friends always help him escape, until one day he finally becomes successful enough to begin living like an honest man. Midnite ADAPTED BY RICHARD TULLOCH FROM THE BOOK BY RANDOLPH STOW “THE STORY OF A WILD COLONIAL BOY’’ 9 – 23 January REVIEWS “a witty script, attractive set and sweet music made this a very enjoyable piece of entertainment for adults and children.”.