Short-listed for the NSW Premier’s History Awards and the Queensland Literary Awards. Long-listed for the 2018 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award.
Sailor, Mercenary, Governor, Spy
This book was published in 2013.
This book uncovers the elusive character of Arthur Phillip, brings to life his career in the Royal Navy and explains the culture, values, fashions and features of the Georgian society in which he lived and died.
Trees of History and Romance
This book was published in 2009
This book explores the folklore culture literary and poetic connections associated with 22 tree species in the author’s garden at Mount Wilson.
Michael Pembroke is a writer, historian, naturalist and former judge.