Lobster Tale #3 – Literary Lobsters

Freshwater crayfish lurk beneath the surface of Tasmanian literature.  Read about reading about lobsters in FortySouth Tasmania

Astacopsis tricornis, from south-west Tasmania, depicted as “Freshwater Crayfish” by W.B. Gould, from the Sketchbook of Fishes (c1832). A. tricornis features in Richard Flanagan’s novels ‘Death of a River Guide’ and ‘Gould’s Book of Fish’.