Among all the myriad characters, brilliant and brutish, fraudulent and fabulous, who lobbed into New South Wales in the mid-nineteenth century, Ludwig Leichhardt, born in rural Prussia 200 years ago, was in a class of his own.
Leichhardt on the mind
The manhunt continues for the Prussian enigma
Where is Dr Leichhardt?: The greatest mystery in Australian history
by Darrell Lewis
Monash University Publishing, $39.95 pb, 440 pp, 9781921867767
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