y First Place to a Stranger single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 1956 1956
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Notes

  • Autobiographical in form and deals with the assimilation of a young English migrant into the Australian environment (Westerly No. 3 1956, p. 12). It is in his ability to show the development of character that Mr Vickers rises to his greatest height as a novelist... (Irene A. Greenwood, Westerly No. 1 1957, pp. 43-44.)
  • The original manuscript version of this novel (titled 'The Stuff of Dreams') gained equal third place in the 1948 Sydney Morning Herald Literary Competition.
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Constable , 1956 .
      Extent: 279p.
      Note/s:
      • Final page (p. 279) un-numbered.

Works about this Work

First Place to a Stranger John Morrison , 1957 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 10 1957; (p. 33)

— Review of First Place to a Stranger F. B. Vickers 1956 single work novel
Westralian Novel 1957 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 22 May vol. 78 no. 4032 1957; (p. 59)

— Review of First Place to a Stranger F. B. Vickers 1956 single work novel
Story of an Immigrant Irene A. Greenwood , 1957 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , no. 1 1957; (p. 44)

— Review of First Place to a Stranger F. B. Vickers 1956 single work novel
First Place to a Stranger John Morrison , 1957 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 10 1957; (p. 33)

— Review of First Place to a Stranger F. B. Vickers 1956 single work novel
Westralian Novel 1957 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 22 May vol. 78 no. 4032 1957; (p. 59)

— Review of First Place to a Stranger F. B. Vickers 1956 single work novel
Story of an Immigrant Irene A. Greenwood , 1957 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , no. 1 1957; (p. 44)

— Review of First Place to a Stranger F. B. Vickers 1956 single work novel
Last amended 4 Feb 2008 16:01:41
Subjects:
  • Western Australia,
  • Australian Outback, Central Australia,
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