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Novelist Nicholas Shakespeare, who once lived in Hobart, Tasmania, discusses the city's convict and whaling past, as well as the story of a monkey.

It's over the mountains, it has no major roads, it's too dangerous, or tourists don't get it at all. Five writers with a desire for travel or living elsewhere recall a city that once captured their hearts and minds for reasons of secrecy or isolation, or simply being off limits.

Novelist Nicholas Shakespeare once lived in Hobart, Tasmania, and reveals to us its convict and whaling past, and the story of a monkey...

Producer Duncan Minshull

First broadcast in April 2013.

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15 minutes

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Mon 16 Jun 2014 22:45

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