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Issue Details: First known date: 1969 1969
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Alec Ramsey is the survivor of a disastrous Antarctic expedition which abandoned his revered friend and leader of the party, Stephen Leeming. For 40 years, in the security of academia, Ramsey has nurtured with guilt his doubts about this incident. Now Leeming's body is, against all odds, to be exhumed from the Antarctic icecap. Ramsey must confront his obsession and decide whether he really did - or can continue to - survive at all. (Source: Libraries Australia)

Notes

  • Dedication: To W. H. Crook
  • Other formats: Also sound recording, large print.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Angus and Robertson , 1969 .
      Extent: 282p.
      ISBN: 0207953120
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1970 .
      Extent: 282p.
      Reprinted: 1971 , 1984
      ISBN: 0140032177
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Viking , 1970 .
      Extent: 282p.
      Note/s:
      • Includes Author's Note
      ISBN: 0670685038
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Belmont Books , 1972 .
      Extent: 288p.
      Note/s:
      • At foot of cover title: A haunting novel about adultery.
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Fontana , 1979 .
      Extent: 282p.
      ISBN: 0006153771

Works about this Work

'A Place of Ideals in Conflict' : Images of Antarctica in Australian Literature Elizabeth Leane , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Littoral Zone : Australian Contexts and Their Writers 2007; (p. 261-290)
This chapter examines Australian literature (poetry, fiction, and plays) dealing with Antarctica, focussing on each text's engagement with the Antarctic environment and the debates surrounding it. Beginning with two late nineteenth-century Antarctic utopias, the survey moves through the work of well-known writers such as Douglas Stewart and Thomas Keneally in the mid-century to more recent writing by Dorothy Porter, Les Murray, Caroline Caddy, and others. Less familiar material, such as poetry by Antarctic expeditioners themselves, is also discussed. The essay traces a rough progression in Australian representation of the far southern environment, from an initial utopian approach to an emphasis on its stark, 'timeless' icescape as a minimalist backdrop for human dramas to an appreciation of its changeability, complexity and fragility. (from The Littoral Zone)
y Australian Melodramas : Thomas Keneally's Fiction Peter Pierce , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1995 Z565009 1995 single work criticism The first comprehensive critical study of Keneally's work. It concentrates on his novels, but also covers plays and non-fiction, and analyses the academic reception of Keneally's work.
Untitled Chris de Bono , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Good Reading Guide 1989; (p. 153)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
The Survivor Charles H. Pullen , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Masterplots II : British and Commonwealth Fiction Series 1987; (p. 1649-1653)
Romance Australia : Love in Australian Literature of Exploration Christina Thompson , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 13 no. 2 1987; (p. 161-171)
Thomas Keneally's 'Innocent' Men Frances McInherny , 1981 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 10 no. 1 1981; (p. 57-66)
Fiction Chronicle Leon Cantrell , 1971 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , Autumn vol. 30 no. 1 1971; (p. 125, 127, 129, 131, 133, 135, 137, 139)

— Review of Let's Hear It for Prendergast : A Novel Barry Oakley 1970 single work novel ; The Age of Death William Marshall 1970 single work novel ; Clean Straw for Nothing : A Novel George Johnston 1969 single work novel ; A Salute to the Great McCarthy Barry Oakley 1970 single work novel ; The Tea-Time of Love : The Clarification of Miss Stilby Martin Boyd 1969 single work ; The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel ; The Vivisector Patrick White 1970 single work novel
Authors Share $5,000 Prize in Literary Contest Stuart Sayers , 1970 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian , 27 October 1970; (p. 1)
Writer and Reader Michael Wilding , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 30 no. 1 1970; (p. 70-74)

— Review of A Boat Load of Home Folk Thea Astley 1968 single work novel ; The Chantic Bird David Ireland 1968 single work novel ; Count Your Dead : A Novel of Vietnam John Rowe 1968 single work novel ; Where a Man Belongs : A Novel David Martin 1969 single work novel ; The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Untitled Ralph Elliott , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: Australian University , vol. 8 no. 1970; (p. 83-85)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Untitled M. Levin , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 27 September 1970; (p. 48)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Untitled Scrutarius , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: Walkabout , vol. 36 no. 3 1970; (p. 58)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Origin of a Novel Thomas Keneally , 1969 single work criticism
— Appears in: Hemisphere , vol. 13 no. 10 1969; (p. 9-13)
An Author Answers a Reviewer Thomas Keneally , 1969 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Age , 8 November 1969; (p. 14)
Untitled Derek Whitelock , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January (1969-1970) vol. 9 no. 2-3 1969; (p. 55)

— Review of Tamara Geoffrey Dutton 1970 single work novel ; The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Untitled R. Burns , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: Nation , 29 November 1969; (p. 21-22)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Untitled Suzanne Edgar , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 15 November 1969; (p. 15)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Untitled M. Jones , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 1 November 1969; (p. 17)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
The Traps Keneally Does Not Survive Nancy Keesing , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 8 November vol. 91 no. 4678 1969; (p. 58-59)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Untitled Brian Kiernan , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 1 November 1969; (p. 22)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Fiction Chronicle Leon Cantrell , 1971 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , Autumn vol. 30 no. 1 1971; (p. 125, 127, 129, 131, 133, 135, 137, 139)

— Review of Let's Hear It for Prendergast : A Novel Barry Oakley 1970 single work novel ; The Age of Death William Marshall 1970 single work novel ; Clean Straw for Nothing : A Novel George Johnston 1969 single work novel ; A Salute to the Great McCarthy Barry Oakley 1970 single work novel ; The Tea-Time of Love : The Clarification of Miss Stilby Martin Boyd 1969 single work ; The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel ; The Vivisector Patrick White 1970 single work novel
Writer and Reader Michael Wilding , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 30 no. 1 1970; (p. 70-74)

— Review of A Boat Load of Home Folk Thea Astley 1968 single work novel ; The Chantic Bird David Ireland 1968 single work novel ; Count Your Dead : A Novel of Vietnam John Rowe 1968 single work novel ; Where a Man Belongs : A Novel David Martin 1969 single work novel ; The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Untitled Derek Whitelock , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January (1969-1970) vol. 9 no. 2-3 1969; (p. 55)

— Review of Tamara Geoffrey Dutton 1970 single work novel ; The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Untitled R. Burns , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: Nation , 29 November 1969; (p. 21-22)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Untitled Suzanne Edgar , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 15 November 1969; (p. 15)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Untitled M. Jones , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 1 November 1969; (p. 17)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
The Traps Keneally Does Not Survive Nancy Keesing , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 8 November vol. 91 no. 4678 1969; (p. 58-59)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Untitled Brian Kiernan , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 1 November 1969; (p. 22)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Sin and Guilt According to Keneally Judah Waten , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 1 November 1969; (p. 17)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Untitled Ralph Elliott , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: Australian University , vol. 8 no. 1970; (p. 83-85)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Untitled M. Levin , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 27 September 1970; (p. 48)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Untitled Scrutarius , 1970 single work review
— Appears in: Walkabout , vol. 36 no. 3 1970; (p. 58)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Doubtful Survivor John McLaren , 1969 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer (1969-1970) no. 43 1969; (p. 50-51)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
Untitled Chris de Bono , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Good Reading Guide 1989; (p. 153)

— Review of The Survivor Thomas Keneally 1969 single work novel
'A Place of Ideals in Conflict' : Images of Antarctica in Australian Literature Elizabeth Leane , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Littoral Zone : Australian Contexts and Their Writers 2007; (p. 261-290)
This chapter examines Australian literature (poetry, fiction, and plays) dealing with Antarctica, focussing on each text's engagement with the Antarctic environment and the debates surrounding it. Beginning with two late nineteenth-century Antarctic utopias, the survey moves through the work of well-known writers such as Douglas Stewart and Thomas Keneally in the mid-century to more recent writing by Dorothy Porter, Les Murray, Caroline Caddy, and others. Less familiar material, such as poetry by Antarctic expeditioners themselves, is also discussed. The essay traces a rough progression in Australian representation of the far southern environment, from an initial utopian approach to an emphasis on its stark, 'timeless' icescape as a minimalist backdrop for human dramas to an appreciation of its changeability, complexity and fragility. (from The Littoral Zone)
The Survivor Charles H. Pullen , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Masterplots II : British and Commonwealth Fiction Series 1987; (p. 1649-1653)
Authors Share $5,000 Prize in Literary Contest Stuart Sayers , 1970 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian , 27 October 1970; (p. 1)
Thomas Keneally's 'Innocent' Men Frances McInherny , 1981 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , May vol. 10 no. 1 1981; (p. 57-66)
Origin of a Novel Thomas Keneally , 1969 single work criticism
— Appears in: Hemisphere , vol. 13 no. 10 1969; (p. 9-13)
y Australian Melodramas : Thomas Keneally's Fiction Peter Pierce , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1995 Z565009 1995 single work criticism The first comprehensive critical study of Keneally's work. It concentrates on his novels, but also covers plays and non-fiction, and analyses the academic reception of Keneally's work.
An Author Answers a Reviewer Thomas Keneally , 1969 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Age , 8 November 1969; (p. 14)
Romance Australia : Love in Australian Literature of Exploration Christina Thompson , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literary Studies , October vol. 13 no. 2 1987; (p. 161-171)

Awards

1970 joint winner Captain Cook Bicentenary Awards Novel Section
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