Forget Me Not encompasses life in Australia and France in the 1980s as well as on the Great War battlefields of the Somme and in occupied France during World War II. For Australians the wars of the twentieth century were always ‘over there’. Australians lost their soldiers and nurses but their homes were, for the most part, safe. French families…
Jim leaves home fearing that he may have killed his violent, drunken father. He finds work on a thoroughbred stud in The Hunter Valley but when his romance with the wealthy bosses’ daughter, Mel, is discovered he is fired and Mel is dispatched to her aunt in England. In England Mel is involved in some tumultuous relationships before she returns to Australia. Jim finds his way to The Snowy River Scheme where he becomes involved in supplying the three Gs for the workers; girls, grog and gambling. When police shut this down he finds his way to western Queensland, The Northern Territory and the Kimberleys and participates in fixing horse races and cattle doffing. During this time he has a passionate relationship with an aboriginal girl, Penelope. Eventually Jim and Mel accidentally meet and rekindle their romance. After their marriage the story follows their battle against the elements as they attempt to establish a horse stud on the farm where they first met. The story concludes with an expose of the tragic life experienced by Penelope.
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