Hills of Longing
Lore of the Flinders Ranges
by Daniel Keneally
Published by author, Printed by Kerton Bros., 1974, [3rd Impression, Revised], [Signed], hardcover with pictorial boards,
Near Fine Condition, Signed By Author on half-title page, minor bumps to corners, minor edge and shelf wear, stamp to front flyleaf
'"In such poems as "Wilpena Pound" he has captured the enchantment of the age-old haven, and in "Specking For Colour" he re-invokes the past, when men were lured by the smouldering fires of opal to "Coober Pedy," or by the gleam of gold in some creek bed in the far North. These poems are filled with the spirit of the pioneer and adventurer". - The Advertiser
"Alluringly descriptive, typically Australian verse. I doubt if any writer of Australian verse has ever appealed to me more than this Northern writer" - Northern Argus
"Daniel O'Connell" has sung his way into the hearts of many people. In his haunting sweet rhythm he tells of "great men", yet "humble men," who have put their hands hard to the plow." - Mecury'