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Issue Details: First known date: 1990 1990
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  • Appears in:
    y Island Magazine no. 42 Autumn 1990 Z620272 1990 periodical issue 1990 pg. 28-31
  • Appears in:
    y Flamingo Gate : A Novella and Stories Garry Disher , North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1991 Z61780 1991 selected work short story

    'Melbourne in the last decade of the millennium feels like a hard-boiled fiction or a noir film, with corruption in the air and on the ground. Six short stories and a novella circle the city's decay, spiral towards a thrilling conclusion and fuse into a new kind of crime fiction.

    'Vignettes of desire and disappointment resonate through a city whose airwaves and waterways are blighted by a toxic conglomerate, whose supermarkets and convenience stores are staked out by a killer, whose nights pulse with analogue television and staticky videotape, and whose past and future meet at the Flamingo Gate apartments.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb (Ligature ed.).

    North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1991
    pg. 3-14
  • Appears in:
    y The Australian 27 December 1991 Z624656 1991 newspaper issue 1991 pg. 9
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