True History of the Kelly Gang is a written by Peter Carey. He is an Australian Author. This just historical novel. The novel is followed by My Life as a Fake. UQP (Australia) is the publisher of this saga. 2000 is the publishing date of this book.
Ned Kelly is the main character of this tale. He starts his own life biography. He starts from his father named John Red Kelly and he is an Irishman. Ned lives in Van Diemen Land. After that, he moved new area named Victoria Australis. He marrying to Ellen and starting living in rural area. Ned died at the age of 12.
After that, rest of the family resettles in the northeast Victoria under Land Grant Act. Mother of Ned attempts to provide for her children by running a Shebeen and taking on series of lovers, including notorious bushranger Harry Power. Power agrees to take on young Ned as an apprentice and provides Ned with the knowledge of land, hideouts, and strategies for bushranging. Kelly eventually leaves Power and returns to his family’s settlement, where he is shown making dogged attempts to live an honest lifestyle.
After that, the whole family remains in Victoria. His mother really depressed. After that, Kelly leaves all false activities a starting honest life. Kelly arrested by police and he remains in jail for three years. He sold a stolen horse without the permission of his master. Master named was Wild. He is just like his friend. After that, he starts working in Sawmill and after sometimes go back towards bushranging. Kelly also got the next crime and run. After that, Ned, Kelly and his brother Dan go towards the safe place and hide.
The gang was made and Ned is also a member of this gang. He takes part in many crimes. The time comes when police make a plan to find this gang. So, finally, the day comes when the whole gang in under the police. But the members of the gang don’t know the whole scheme. Then they know Ned kill the other team member and only one is left behind. Finally, police arrested him. The tale is ended with news of Ned’s death.