The epic tale of the outback Australian family, the Carmodys.
The Carmodys live in the outback, travelling around, shearing, droving, making ends meet and looking for that one special place they can settle down in. Along the way, Paddy, his wife Ida, and their son, Sean, meet some of the most memorable characters in fiction.
'The Sundowners' is a book filled with kindness and happiness, as well as toughness and danger and is set against the magnificent backdrop of the wild, harsh and beautiful Australian landscape. It is superbly written, deeply moving, and showcases one of Australia's most talented authors at the height of his powers.