Who is this Western Australian convict, a man who, without undue violence, defied the authorities with resolute stubborness and ingenuity over a long period until, finally, they relented and set him free?


'The Life and Times of Moondyne Joe', the story of Swan River Colony convict number 1790, Joseph Bolitho Johns, unshrouds the mystery and misperceptions which surround one of the convict era's most remarkable and misunderstood personalities.

Moondyne Joe