In fear for their lives after the sudden death of their mother, Adla and Klara must flee Prague to find refuge with their uncle in Australia.
Later, Adla becomes a film director at a time when the local industry is starting to feel the competition from Hollywood.
But even as success is imminent, the issues of family and an impossible love are never far away. And ultimately dreams of the silver screen must compete with the bonds of a lifetime...
Silver Wattle confirms Belinda Alexandra as one of our foremost storytellers. Weaving fact into inspiring fiction with great flair and imagination, this is a novel as full of hope, glamour and heartbreak as the film industry itself.