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y separately published work icon The Timeless Land single work   novel   historical fiction  
Is part of Timeless Land Trilogy 1941 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 1941... 1941 The Timeless Land
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Text Unit Name Institution Year
y separately published work icon The Timeless Land Eleanor Dark , New York (City) : Macmillan , 1941 Z23820 1941 single work novel historical fiction (taught in 1 units)

'The year 1788: the very beginning of European settlement. These were times of hardship, cruelty and danger. Above all, they were times of conflict between the Aborigines and the white settlers.

'Eleanor Dark brings alive those bitter years with moments of tenderness and conciliation amid the brutality and hostility. The cast of characters includes figures historical and fictional, black and white, convict and settler. All the while, beneath the veneer of British civilisation, lies the baffling presence of Australia, the 'timeless land'.

'The Storm of Time and No Barrier complete the Timeless Land trilogy. ' (Publication summary)

Introduction to Australian Literature University of Queensland 2016 (Semester 2)