The Silent Country is a vast and beautiful wilderness, a place which holds secrets and stories that are rarely spoken
TV producer, Veronica Anderson, travels to the Northern Territory to retrace the journey of an expedition that had set out fifty years earlier to film the outback, but which mysteriously ended in tragedy.
Of the group, led by the eccentric Maxim Topov, few are still alive and they are reluctant to talk about the intriguing events.
It is through the help of local NT Park Ranger, Jamie McIntosh, that Veronica begins to piece together the puzzle and discover the answers.
These answers break the silence and change her life.
Di Morrissey is one of the most successful and prolific authors Australia has ever produced.
She trained as a journalist, working in newspapers, magazines, television, film, theatre and advertising around the world. It was her fascination with different countries; their landscape, their cultural, political and environmental issues that has been the catalyst for her novels which are all inspired by a particular landscape.
Di has been a tireless and passionate advocate and activist for many causes.
Di lives with her partner, Boris Janjic, in the Manning Valley, NSW.