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Issue Details: First known date: 1889 1889
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Follows the story of Adam Jacobs, born in 1818 in Lancashire, who moves to Australia with his family when his father is sentenced to transportation for his involvement in a fight. The story then follows Adam's life as he grows up, marries, enters business, and then follows the goldrush. At the age of 45, he begins to have dreams of a child on Mars. It becomes clear that he is living two lives at once, one on Earth, the other as a child in a utopian Mars.

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Utopia and Utopian Studies in Australia Andrew Milner , Verity Burgmann , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: Utopian Studies , vol. 27 no. 2 2016; (p. 200-209)
'There are no independently Australian translations of Thomas More’s Utopia. Nor is there any equivalent in Australia to the Society for Utopian Studies in North America or the Utopian Studies Society in Europe. Nor are there any extant formal research groups or undergraduate or graduate courses in utopian studies. There are, however, distinctively Australian traditions of utopian writing, both eutopian and dystopian, and also a limited field of Australian utopian studies, essentially the work of individual scholars. This article attempts a brief description of both.' (Publication summary)
Other Worlds Graham Stone , 2001 single work review biography
— Appears in: Notes on Australian Science Fiction 2001; (p. 85-86)

— Review of Melbourne and Mars : My Mysterious Life on Two Planets : Extracts from the Diary of a Melbourne Merchant Joseph Fraser 1889 single work novel ; The Germ Growers : The Strange Adventures of Robert Easterley and John Wilbraham Robert Potter 1892 single work novel
Other Worlds Graham Stone , 2001 single work review biography
— Appears in: Notes on Australian Science Fiction 2001; (p. 85-86)

— Review of Melbourne and Mars : My Mysterious Life on Two Planets : Extracts from the Diary of a Melbourne Merchant Joseph Fraser 1889 single work novel ; The Germ Growers : The Strange Adventures of Robert Easterley and John Wilbraham Robert Potter 1892 single work novel
Utopia and Utopian Studies in Australia Andrew Milner , Verity Burgmann , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: Utopian Studies , vol. 27 no. 2 2016; (p. 200-209)
'There are no independently Australian translations of Thomas More’s Utopia. Nor is there any equivalent in Australia to the Society for Utopian Studies in North America or the Utopian Studies Society in Europe. Nor are there any extant formal research groups or undergraduate or graduate courses in utopian studies. There are, however, distinctively Australian traditions of utopian writing, both eutopian and dystopian, and also a limited field of Australian utopian studies, essentially the work of individual scholars. This article attempts a brief description of both.' (Publication summary)
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