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Issue Details: First known date: 1983 1983
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Contents

* Contents derived from the South Yarra, South Yarra - Glen Iris area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Currey O'Neil , 1983 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Torture of the Moccasins, Bartlett Adamson , 1983 single work short story (p. 11-14)
Apple, John Baxter , 1971 single work short story science fiction (p. 15-23)
The Chosen Vessel, Barbara Baynton , 1896 single work short story The Tramp Erwählt (p. 24-28)
A Dead Loss, Louis Becke , 1894 single work short story
Tom Denison is sent to investigate a situation on an unnamed island in the Southwest Pacific where a trader is alleged to have shot an Islander. When Denison and the taciturn ship's captain arrive on the island they discover the trouble is over a girl the trader brought to the island. The captain buys the girl, intending to make a profit on her.
(p. 29-34)
Dr Ludwig Schwalbe, South Sea Savant, Louis Becke , 1897 single work short story
An injured sailor is put ashore on an isolated island to be tended by a German doctor. The doctor declares he has given up medicine to study the mating behaviour of green turtles. The sailor is terrified when he learns what the doctor is really doing.
(p. 35-45)
From The Bush, J. Le Gay Brereton , 1930 single work short story
A swagmen is infuriated by his companion's antipathy to nature as they travel through the bush.
(p. 46-51)
The King of the Cats, J. Le Gay Brereton , 1915 single work short story
A family is awakened by many cats surrounding their house. On further investigation they find the dead body of an enormous cat, around which the others have gathered to mourn.
(p. 52-54)
The Sand Castle, Gavin Casey , 1938 single work short story (p. 55-57)
The Valley of the Shadow of Death, Marcus Clarke , 1983-1970 extract (p. 58-65)
Express from Goodway, William Charles Dick , 1974 single work short story (p. 66-71)
The Way Into My Parlour, Vera Gladys Dwyer , 1939 single work short story (p. 72-77)
The Conquering Bush, Edward Dyson , 1898 single work short story (p. 78-81)
After the Accident, Edward Dyson , 1895 single work short story (p. 82-86)
The White Dam, John K. Ewers , 1943 single work short story (p. 87-91)
The Knife, J. Gaby , 1944 single work short story mystery (p. 92-105)
Fear, J. B. Henderson , 1960 single work short story (p. 106-109)
Victory (from The Twenty Thousand Thieves), Eric Lambert , 1983-1951 extract (p. 110-117)
The Babies in the Bush, Henry Lawson , 1901 single work short story (p. 118-135)
Sharks Have Eyebrows, Sarah Maitland , 1945 single work short story (p. 136-142)
Boot Factory, Alan Marshall , 1977 single work short story (p. 143-145)

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Works about this Work

The Hunt for Australian Horror Sean McMullen , Steven Paulsen , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 14 1994; (p. 45-54) The Aurealis Mega OZ SF Anthology 1999;
Historical Rather Than Macabre Colin Steele , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 28 August 1983; (p. 8)

— Review of Australian Horror Stories 1983 anthology short story
Historical Rather Than Macabre Colin Steele , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 28 August 1983; (p. 8)

— Review of Australian Horror Stories 1983 anthology short story
The Hunt for Australian Horror Sean McMullen , Steven Paulsen , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 14 1994; (p. 45-54) The Aurealis Mega OZ SF Anthology 1999;
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