Gwenneth Walton

Biography

Gwenneth Walton is a retired librarian living in Adelaide, South Australia.
As well as a BA in Librarianship she holds a Masters degree and a PhD in Creative Writing
from Adelaide University. Her writing interests include the 19th century colonization of South Australia by free settlers. She uses Jungian literary theory and comparative mythology to explore the meeting of European and Aboriginal cultures, but chooses to write simple, uncomplicated narrative fiction.

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Books

The Protector
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,120. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Literature » Biographical
Set in Colonial Adelaide and its environs during the years 1839 to 1841, The Protector records and explores the relationships between Aboriginal and European residents of a unique British Colony. While both government and many settlers aspired to a fair and just treatment of the land's traditional owners, frontier conflicts inevitably occurred.
Children of The Earth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,560. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
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.

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