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For the Term of his Natural Life is the official interactive iPad novel offering a unique experience. It is the story of a man wrongly accused of murder and robbery and sentenced to Tasmania "for the term of his natural life". Based on a classic novel, an intelligent and headstrong man is transformed to a hardened convict. But justice will not be held prisoner. Love gives him a reason to live; revenge drives him to escape. The internationally acclaimed mini-series is now one of several components of this interactive app.

What's New

Version 2.0

Updated for latest OS versions

Ratings and Reviews



I love this app. I read/watched it quickly and was absorbed into the story. What I loved most about it was that it felt like a story experience I've never had before.

The story contains both text and video. You need to both read the chapters and watch the video to enjoy the app. I was engrossed in the sounds effects while reading, (for example - the waves of the ocean while reading a chapter which takes place at sea) and the depth of extra materials on the history of the era.

In many ways the app is suited to the way we consume media now. For example, when I watch a historical film, I also usually am on my phone looking up the historical time period, the characters in the story, and maps and other materials. I'm used to jumping between text, video, and then jumping on a new webpage. The experience of this app is like that. When I wanted to learn more about a character, or a time in the history of the book, I could easily find it. I also liked the balance of video and text. It is like living interactive history.

I'd love to see more movies based on novels get this treatment. When are you guys doing another App?



I was fortunate to have seen the mini-series "For The Term Of His Natural Life"....LOVED IT! They can't afford to make movies like this anymore and to find an app that not only is an awesome multimedia event with state of the art footage and sound from the film but one that pays such great respect to this timeless classic. This is something to be shared. Excellent!!!

Very Interesting


This interactive e-book is very entertaining. It has a great story, photos to help picture the characters, and video to help have a even better visualization of the characters and the scenery of the story. Great price for such a great book.


Minton Investments Pty. Limited
1.9 GB
Requires iOS 8.4 or later. Compatible with iPad.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
© 2016


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.