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Issue Details: First known date: 1953 1953
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Notes

  • Dedication: For my Father, who told me my first tall stories.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1953 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Wonderfully Intelligent Sheep-Dog, Dal Stivens , 1953 single work short story humour science fiction (p. 1-11)
The Champion Horsebreaker, Dal Stivens , 1951 single work short story humour (p. 12-20)
The Crack Shot, Dal Stivens , 1952 single work short story (p. 21-26)
The Undoing of Carney Jimmy, Dal Stivens , 1953 single work short story fantasy
'Diet can be a problem at times in the remote Australian bush - especially when the main course begins to talk about the food.' (p.110)
(p. 27-32)
Ironbark Bill Meets the Bunyip, Dal Stivens , 1952 single work short story (p. 33-39)
Sammy the Sand Mullet, Dal Stivens , 1953 single work short story humour (p. 40-45)
The Batting Wizard from the City, Dal Stivens , 1950 single work short story humour (p. 46-56)
The Gambling Ghost, Dal Stivens , 1953 single work short story fantasy
'Frying-pan Fred met a ghost who was lucky at cards - but when Fred got into a game himself, he discovered that he could never stop.' - Editor's Note, Fantastic Universe
(p. 57-64)
The Helpful Pink Elephant, Dal Stivens , 1953 single work short story fantasy (p. 65-72)
The Remarkable Cockerel, Dal Stivens , 1953 single work short story (p. 73-86)
The Hard-Working Ghost, Dal Stivens , 1953 single work short story (p. 87-94)
The Big-Hearted Racehorse, Dal Stivens , 1953 single work short story fantasy
'He was the strangest of horses. He loved everybody and wanted to be loved in return. If only he hadn't tried so desperately hard!' - Editor's Note, Fantastic Universe
(p. 95-105)
The Genius, Dal Stivens , 1953 single work short story fable (p. 106-113)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Short Views Kathleen Barnes , 1955 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 16 no. 1 1955; (p. 38-40)

— Review of The Tracks We Travel : Australian Short Stories 1953 anthology short story ; Australian Round-Up : Stories From 1790 to 1950 1953 anthology short story ; The Gambling Ghost and Other Tales Dal Stivens 1953 selected work short story
Untitled 1954 single work review
— Appears in: The Cairns Post , 2 January 1954; (p. 5)

— Review of The Gambling Ghost and Other Tales Dal Stivens 1953 selected work short story
Untitled A. Phillips , 1954 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 13 no. 4 1954; (p. 624-626)

— Review of The Tracks We Travel : Australian Short Stories 1953 anthology short story ; The Gambling Ghost and Other Tales Dal Stivens 1953 selected work short story
Untitled 1954 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 28 May 1954; (p. 341)

— Review of The Gambling Ghost and Other Tales Dal Stivens 1953 selected work short story
Outback Fantasies 1954 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 20 January vol. 75 no. 3858 1954; (p. 2)

— Review of The Gambling Ghost and Other Tales Dal Stivens 1953 selected work short story
Untitled 1954 single work review
— Appears in: The Cairns Post , 2 January 1954; (p. 5)

— Review of The Gambling Ghost and Other Tales Dal Stivens 1953 selected work short story
Untitled A. Phillips , 1954 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 13 no. 4 1954; (p. 624-626)

— Review of The Tracks We Travel : Australian Short Stories 1953 anthology short story ; The Gambling Ghost and Other Tales Dal Stivens 1953 selected work short story
Short Views Kathleen Barnes , 1955 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 16 no. 1 1955; (p. 38-40)

— Review of The Tracks We Travel : Australian Short Stories 1953 anthology short story ; Australian Round-Up : Stories From 1790 to 1950 1953 anthology short story ; The Gambling Ghost and Other Tales Dal Stivens 1953 selected work short story
Untitled 1954 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 28 May 1954; (p. 341)

— Review of The Gambling Ghost and Other Tales Dal Stivens 1953 selected work short story
Outback Fantasies 1954 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 20 January vol. 75 no. 3858 1954; (p. 2)

— Review of The Gambling Ghost and Other Tales Dal Stivens 1953 selected work short story
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