Children of The Earth by Gwen Walton
Approx. 107,560 words.
Published on September 20, 2011.
The marriage of settler couple Hestia and Adam is not happy. But one by one three intriguing strangers arrive at their lonely bush farm, and lives are changed forever. Walton's first novel is an imaginative look at 1850s South Australia, set against a background of carefully researched history. Three ancient mythologies underlie the meeting of European and Aboriginal cultures. Captivating reading.