Eleanor Dark

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Dark, Eleanor


Born Aug. 26, 1901, in Sydney. Australian writer.

Dark made her literary debut in the 1930’s. Her works include the psychological novels Slow Dawning (1932), Prelude to Christopher (1933), Return to Coolami (1935), and Sun Across the Sky (1937) and its sequel, Waterway (1938). characterized by plots based on the theme of unsuccessful marriage. In her historical novels. Timeless Land (1941), Storm of Time (1948), and No Barrier (1953). the author condemns the cruelty of the British colonial regime.


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