From dust jacket: Vision is the story of an Australian girl, of middle-class family, who to share in a fortune, marries an Englishman who is the owner of large impoverished estates in England. They hate each other cordially at the opening of the story, but six months’ enforced companionship on a lonely station in Eastern Gippsland transforms their hatred into love. They discover a beautiful valley back in the hills which fires the imagination of Valmai who sees in it an ideal place for a settlement. Then Richard’s mother arrives from England accompanied by Cynthia to whom Dick has been practically engaged. Valmai forestalls the inevitable result by running away from the man and the home she loves ; but Dick discovers after she has fled how much she means to him and he sets out to make her vision settlement come true. The rest of the story tells of his efforts to do this, of how he moves an entire village from England to Vision, of the failure of the settlement and of its re-birth."
The novel was submitted to the Bulletin novel competition in 1928 or 1929. See 'The Australian Bookman' The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) 9 July 1932: 13. It didn't win but did receive publication.
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