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Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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'Mum and Dad were sitting up in bed, the dark veneer of the bed head framing them from above the waist and the white sheet messed up around their legs. Dad's mouth was smeared with blood. It was on his teeth. He was panting. Mum was looking into her lap, where she was squeezing her left fist with her right hand. I could see the thumb sticking out, a chunk of flesh hanging off and blood streaming down.

'A student travels to Estonia to investigate his violent father's upbringing.

'A woman is possessed by visions of her brother's brutal death at a lake in Finland.

'A bride plumbs the depths of her loathing for her husband on a journey across Africa.

'A lonely boy is haunted by nightmares of a new classmate who has an affair with their teacher.

Each of the stories in The Double is unnerving, and unforgettable. Ranging from rural Australia to Northern Europe and beyond, from the dark past of the Soviet era to a terrifying vision of the near future, this collection marks the arrival of a unique and bewitching talent.' (Publisher's blurb)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2013 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Paradise Lost, Maria Takolander , 2013 single work short story

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

A Stoic Outsider's Eye on the World Helen Crompton , single work column
Double Exposure Jennifer Mills , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Overland [Online] , February 2014;

— Review of The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander 2013 selected work short story
Prithvi Varatharajan Reviews The Double by Maria Takolander Prithvi Varatharajan , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Mascara Literary Review , May no. 15 2014;

— Review of The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander 2013 selected work short story
The Year’s Work in Fiction Robyn Mundy , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , June vol. 59 no. 1 2014; (p. 124-143)

— Review of Elephants in the Bush and Other Yamatji Yarns Clarrie Cameron 2013 single work prose life story ; An Elegant Young Man Luke Carman 2013 selected work short story ; The Incredible Here and Now Felicity Castagna 2013 single work novel ; Elemental Amanda Curtin 2013 single work novel ; Now Showing Ron Elliott 2013 selected work short story ; The Heaven I Swallowed Rachel Hennessy 2008 single work novel ; Stella's Sea Sally-Ann Jones 2013 single work novel ; The Young Desire It : A Novel Seaforth MacKenzie 1937 single work novel ; Inland Gerald Murnane 1988 single work novel ; White Light Mark O'Flynn 2013 selected work short story ; Knitting and Other Stories : Margaret River Short Story Competition 2013 2013 selected work short story ; The Best Australian Stories 2013 2013 selected work short story ; The Rosie Project Graeme Charles Simsion 2013 single work novel ; Lives of the Dead Jane Skelton 2013 selected work short story ; The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander 2013 selected work short story ; Harmless Julienne Van Loon 2013 single work novel ; Letters to the End of Love Yvette Walker 2013 single work novel ; Eyrie Tim Winton 2013 single work novel ; The Swan Book Alexis Wright 2013 single work novel
Review of The Double and Other Stories by Maria Takolander Sutapa Chaudhuri , 2014 single work
— Appears in: Transnational Literature , November vol. 7 no. 1 2014;

— Review of The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander 2013 selected work short story
Tales of the Unexpected Geordie Williamson , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 17-18 August 2013; (p. 21)

— Review of The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander 2013 selected work short story
A Stoic Outsider's Eye on the World Helen Crompton , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 20 August 2013; (p. 7)
Double the Inspiration Blanche Clark , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 24-25 August 2013; (p. 21)

— Review of The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander 2013 selected work short story
Cleavage Patrick Allington , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 354 2013; (p. 53)

— Review of The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander 2013 selected work short story
Tales of Menace and Memory Kalinda Ashton , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 26 October 2013; (p. 25) The Age , 26 October 2013; (p. 27) The Sydney Morning Herald , 26-27 October 2013; (p. 33)

— Review of The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander 2013 selected work short story
2013 in Books Tony Birch , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Overland (Online) , December 2013;

— Review of Barracuda Christos Tsiolkas 2013 single work novel ; The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander 2013 selected work short story ; Burial Rites Hannah Kent 2013 single work novel
Tales of the Unexpected Geordie Williamson , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 17-18 August 2013; (p. 21)

— Review of The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander 2013 selected work short story
Double the Inspiration Blanche Clark , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 24-25 August 2013; (p. 21)

— Review of The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander 2013 selected work short story
Cleavage Patrick Allington , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 354 2013; (p. 53)

— Review of The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander 2013 selected work short story
Tales of Menace and Memory Kalinda Ashton , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 26 October 2013; (p. 25) The Age , 26 October 2013; (p. 27) The Sydney Morning Herald , 26-27 October 2013; (p. 33)

— Review of The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander 2013 selected work short story
2013 in Books Tony Birch , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Overland (Online) , December 2013;

— Review of Barracuda Christos Tsiolkas 2013 single work novel ; The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander 2013 selected work short story ; Burial Rites Hannah Kent 2013 single work novel
Double Exposure Jennifer Mills , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Overland [Online] , February 2014;

— Review of The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander 2013 selected work short story
Prithvi Varatharajan Reviews The Double by Maria Takolander Prithvi Varatharajan , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Mascara Literary Review , May no. 15 2014;

— Review of The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander 2013 selected work short story
The Year’s Work in Fiction Robyn Mundy , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , June vol. 59 no. 1 2014; (p. 124-143)

— Review of Elephants in the Bush and Other Yamatji Yarns Clarrie Cameron 2013 single work prose life story ; An Elegant Young Man Luke Carman 2013 selected work short story ; The Incredible Here and Now Felicity Castagna 2013 single work novel ; Elemental Amanda Curtin 2013 single work novel ; Now Showing Ron Elliott 2013 selected work short story ; The Heaven I Swallowed Rachel Hennessy 2008 single work novel ; Stella's Sea Sally-Ann Jones 2013 single work novel ; The Young Desire It : A Novel Seaforth MacKenzie 1937 single work novel ; Inland Gerald Murnane 1988 single work novel ; White Light Mark O'Flynn 2013 selected work short story ; Knitting and Other Stories : Margaret River Short Story Competition 2013 2013 selected work short story ; The Best Australian Stories 2013 2013 selected work short story ; The Rosie Project Graeme Charles Simsion 2013 single work novel ; Lives of the Dead Jane Skelton 2013 selected work short story ; The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander 2013 selected work short story ; Harmless Julienne Van Loon 2013 single work novel ; Letters to the End of Love Yvette Walker 2013 single work novel ; Eyrie Tim Winton 2013 single work novel ; The Swan Book Alexis Wright 2013 single work novel
Review of The Double and Other Stories by Maria Takolander Sutapa Chaudhuri , 2014 single work
— Appears in: Transnational Literature , November vol. 7 no. 1 2014;

— Review of The Double (And Other Stories) Maria Takolander 2013 selected work short story
A Stoic Outsider's Eye on the World Helen Crompton , single work column
A Stoic Outsider's Eye on the World Helen Crompton , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 20 August 2013; (p. 7)

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