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Issue Details: First known date: 2002 2002
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The unsolved murder of a mother and daughter; a father in denial; a lover who knows too much and a boy who speaks with the dead...[A] macabre tale of the inestimable cruelty of the human heart and the infinite power of the human psyche. - back cover

Notes

  • Dedication: For Joel
  • Author's note: While the characters and events depicted in this novel are fictitious, all documents relating to the peculiar circumstances surrounding the spiritualist activities of the Fox Sisters of Hydesville, New York state, are authentic. - frontmatter
  • Other formats: Also braille, sound recording, large print.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

      • Publisher: Pan
      Sydney, New South Wales,: Pan , 2002 .
      Extent: 261p.
      Note/s:
      • Winner of the 2003 Australian Publishers Association award for the best-designed cover. (Artist Jenny Grigg.)
      ISBN: 033036362X

Works about this Work

The Scary Tale Looks for a Family : Gary Crew's 'Gothic Hospital' and Sonya Hartnett's 'The Devil's Latch' Anna Smith , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Gothic in Children's Literature : Haunting the Borders 2008; (p. 131-143)
Deadly Audiobooks Down Under Steven Steinbock , 2004-2005 single work column
— Appears in: Mystery Readers Journal , Winter vol. 20 no. 4 2004-2005; (p. 49-50)
Untitled Barbara Dobson , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 47 no. 2 2003; (p. 39-40)

— Review of The Diviner's Son Gary Crew 2002 single work novel
Untitled Anne Briggs , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 17 no. 3 2002; (p. 40)

— Review of The Diviner's Son Gary Crew 2002 single work novel
A Passion for the Frisson of the Macabre Ben Naparstek , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 28 September 2002; (p. 17)
Mystery that One Can't Stop Reading, but with Flaws Emily Robertson , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 28 September 2002; (p. 17)

— Review of The Diviner's Son Gary Crew 2002 single work novel
Criminal Pleasures R. J. Thompson , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 245 2002; (p. 54-55)

— Review of The Diviner's Son Gary Crew 2002 single work novel ; Murder in Montparnasse : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood 2002 single work novel ; Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing Gabrielle Lord 2002 single work novel
The Diviner's Son by Gary Crew Bill Wootton , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 10 no. 3 2002; (p. 29)
Adrift in a World, or Worlds, Apart Carolyn Hughes , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 31 August 2002; (p. 5)

— Review of The Diviner's Son Gary Crew 2002 single work novel
Untitled Geoff Ferguson , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 16 no. 3 2002; (p. 23)

— Review of The Diviner's Son Gary Crew 2002 single work novel
Untitled Barbara Dobson , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 47 no. 2 2003; (p. 39-40)

— Review of The Diviner's Son Gary Crew 2002 single work novel
Untitled Anne Briggs , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 17 no. 3 2002; (p. 40)

— Review of The Diviner's Son Gary Crew 2002 single work novel
Mystery that One Can't Stop Reading, but with Flaws Emily Robertson , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 28 September 2002; (p. 17)

— Review of The Diviner's Son Gary Crew 2002 single work novel
Criminal Pleasures R. J. Thompson , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 245 2002; (p. 54-55)

— Review of The Diviner's Son Gary Crew 2002 single work novel ; Murder in Montparnasse : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood 2002 single work novel ; Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing Gabrielle Lord 2002 single work novel
Adrift in a World, or Worlds, Apart Carolyn Hughes , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 31 August 2002; (p. 5)

— Review of The Diviner's Son Gary Crew 2002 single work novel
Untitled Geoff Ferguson , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 16 no. 3 2002; (p. 23)

— Review of The Diviner's Son Gary Crew 2002 single work novel
The Scary Tale Looks for a Family : Gary Crew's 'Gothic Hospital' and Sonya Hartnett's 'The Devil's Latch' Anna Smith , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Gothic in Children's Literature : Haunting the Borders 2008; (p. 131-143)
Deadly Audiobooks Down Under Steven Steinbock , 2004-2005 single work column
— Appears in: Mystery Readers Journal , Winter vol. 20 no. 4 2004-2005; (p. 49-50)
A Passion for the Frisson of the Macabre Ben Naparstek , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 28 September 2002; (p. 17)
The Diviner's Son by Gary Crew Bill Wootton , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Spring vol. 10 no. 3 2002; (p. 29)
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