The Sun Walks Down

The Sun Walks Down

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Author:   Fiona McFarlane
Publisher:   Allen & Unwin
Format:   Paperback
ISBN:   9781761066207
Product Id:   6378 
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 H x 15.3 W
Pages: 416

The moving new novel from the bestselling author of The Night Guest.

In September 1883, the South Australian town of Fairly huddles under strange, vivid sunsets. Six-year-old Denny Wallace has gone missing during a dust storm, and the whole town is intent on finding him. As they search the desert and mountains for the lost child, the residents of Fairly - newlyweds, landowners, farmers, mothers, artists, Indigenous trackers, cameleers, children, schoolteachers, widows, maids, policemen - explore their own relationships with the complex landscape unsettling history of the Flinders Ranges.

The colonial Australia of The Sun Walks Down is unfamiliar, multicultural, and noisy with opinions, arguments, longings and terrors. It's haunted by many gods - the sun among them, rising and falling on each day that Denny could be found, or lost forever.