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Adaptation of The Pathway of the Sun E. V. Timms , 1949 single work novel
Issue Details: First known date: 1950... 1950 Pathway of the Sun
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'The story opens with a dramatic meeting between the castaway convict woman Ginny Lockey (the once proud and beautiful Margaret Cameron) and immigrants Simon Lee Challiner and his jealous wife, Penelope. The story moves swiftly through a succession of exciting episodes. Simon and Penelope take Ginny Lockey back with them to the Swan River settlement, where her presence brings conflict and near tragedy into their lives.

'The arrival of the brutal Sergeant Loames, who had been Ginny's gaoler in Van Dieman's Land, intensifies this conflict, and reveals Simon Challiner as a man of admirable character. The lives of Simon and his wife seem bound up with the fate of Ginny Lockey, and they are the means of resolving the problem of her future.'


'New Morning Serial–Pathway of the Sun', South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus, 5 June 1950, p.3S.


  • The novel was adapted again, two years later, by Kathleen Carroll.

Production Details

  • Broadcast on Radio National (then 2FC) Monday to Friday at 10:15 am, from early June 1950.

    Adapted by Colin Roderick and read by Keith Brennan.

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  • Swan River, Western Australia,
  • 1830s
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