TLF ID M017528
Imagine a mysterious island with a wild, rugged landscape and a history of tragedy and hardship. But it is also an island of unrivalled beauty with a purity of nature rarely found today. Sound like something out of a novel? Well, it's Tasmania and it has inspired the writing of many novels, not the least of which are those by Richard Flanagan. In this clip, explore why this often-overlooked island is an integral part of Australia's literary heritage.