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'1838 and the British Empire is expanding relentlessly. On a remote cattle station on the frontier of the young New South Wales colony a lonely convict hut keeper is forced to confront the power and greed, which drives that expansion. One of the convict stockmen on the station invites a group of Indigenous Australians to the station with the promise of protection from the bands of marauding troopers and stockmen who roam the countryside. The station's convicts and their overseer develop close relationships with the Indigenous Australians but the threat of violence is never far away. All must ultimately face some terrible choices, choices which reverberate across the colony and leave the young hut keeper struggling to find the courage to stand against powerful oppressors.'

Source: Sidharta website, http://sidharta.com
Sighted: 26/09/2007

Notes

  • Dedication: For Jan, Melanie, Damian, Jacob and Australia's Indigenous People.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Hartwell, Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Temple House , 2007 .
      Extent: xxv, 337p.p.
      Description: illus., map
      ISBN: 9781921206573 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

form y separately published work icon First Tuesday Book Club [June 2008] Sydney : Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2008 15224551 2008 film/TV

Host Jennifer Byrne joins regular panelists Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger, and guests Johanna Featherstone and Peter FitzSimons to discuss and review two Australian works - Demons at Dusk by Peter Stewart and Breath by Tim Winton.

Writing Demons at Dusk : A 29-Year Journey to Publication Peter Stewart , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: Newswrite : The NSW Writers' Centre Magazine , November no. [175] 2007; (p. 13)
What's On The Menu? 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 26 September no. 410 2007; (p. 56)

— Review of Demons at Dusk : Massacre at Myall Creek Peter Stewart , 2007 single work novel
Books Non-Fiction Alexander McRobbie , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 22 - 23 September 2007; (p. 24)

— Review of Demons at Dusk : Massacre at Myall Creek Peter Stewart , 2007 single work novel
Books Non-Fiction Alexander McRobbie , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 22 - 23 September 2007; (p. 24)

— Review of Demons at Dusk : Massacre at Myall Creek Peter Stewart , 2007 single work novel
What's On The Menu? 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 26 September no. 410 2007; (p. 56)

— Review of Demons at Dusk : Massacre at Myall Creek Peter Stewart , 2007 single work novel
Writing Demons at Dusk : A 29-Year Journey to Publication Peter Stewart , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: Newswrite : The NSW Writers' Centre Magazine , November no. [175] 2007; (p. 13)
form y separately published work icon First Tuesday Book Club [June 2008] Sydney : Australian Broadcasting Corporation , 2008 15224551 2008 film/TV

Host Jennifer Byrne joins regular panelists Marieke Hardy and Jason Steger, and guests Johanna Featherstone and Peter FitzSimons to discuss and review two Australian works - Demons at Dusk by Peter Stewart and Breath by Tim Winton.

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