Children of The Earth
Copyright 2007 Gwenneth Walton
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For Donald, who gave me time to write.
It was a privilege to be accepted by Adelaide University as a candidate for a PhD in Creative Writing. I am deeply grateful to Professor Thomas Shapcott for his tireless supervision and encouragement.