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Eleanor Dark

Eleanor Dark was born and educated in Sydney. She published stories and verse throughout the 1920s and wrote most of her ten novels in the 1930s and 40s. Dark's novels include Slow Dawning, Prelude to Christopher, Return to Coolami, Sun Across the Sky, Waterway, The Little Company and Lantana Lane. Timeless Land, the first novel in the trilogy of the same name, is her best known word and received much acclaim in Australia and abroad. In the US it was a Book of the Month selection and in New South Wales and Victoria it was on the school syllabus, teaching a generation of children about the beginnings of European settlement using a fictionalised account. Dark's son established a...

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Storm of Time Storm of Time
Sydney Cove, 1799, and three years since Governor Phillip departed....
No Barrier No Barrier
The story of the Mannion family continues after the Bligh rebellion. As...
The Timeless Land The Timeless Land
The year 1788: the very beginning of European settlement. These were...