Kalinda - Evan Green Softcover book, rare and out of print
The epic sequel to Adam's Empire
by EVAN GREEN
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Used softcover book first published 1991, this edition published 1999. Book measures 18 x 11 cms. 1224 pages Book is in very good condition - not ex-library, clean tight binding, no loose, torn or missing pages. No writing or marks, small minor creases at cover corners.
In this epic sequel to Adam's Empire, Evan Green returns us to Kalinda, a vast desert sheep station in Australia's outback - the empire founded by Adam Ross.
Adam is living openly on Kalinda with his voluptuous half-caste lover Nellie. But the visit of his old friend Josef Hoffman, son of a Barossa wine-grower, brings trouble in the shape of Sarah Mandelton, a fortune-hunter who instantly sets her sights on Adam. Simultaneously Adam is plagued by a lawyer demanding that his beloved daughter Cassie should be handed over to her maternal grandmother to save the child from 'disgrace'.
Nellie decides that she must leave Kalinda to save Adam further embarrassment. Hurt and angry, he leaves to join the army and serve in World War II. Under fire in Nazi-occupied Greece, Adam encounters the beautiful Melina O'Sullivan, a woman who will become his second wife.
As the decades pass, we follow the richly varied lives of these characters and their descendants. Gradually the fates of younger generations mrge and intertwine spectacularly in this magnificent Australian family saga in the grandest and most colourful scale.
About the author
Evan Clifford Symons Green (21 May 1930 - 16 Mar 1996) was a well-known Australian motoring journalist, novelist and a former rally driver with international recognition. Green was also a television motor racing commentator and interviewer, and was well-known for his commentary at the Bathurst 1000 motor race. He wrote many articles about himself and his experiences while rally driving.
His first novel, Alice to Nowhere, was produced into a two-part TV mini-series in 1986. His other novels include Adam's Empire, Dust and Glory, Kalinda, Bet Your life, On Borrowed Time, and Clancy's Crossing.
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