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Issue Details: First known date: 1989 1989
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1989 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Dead Witness : Best Australian Mystery Stories : Introduction, Stephen Knight , 1989 single work criticism
Provides an overview of the authors represented in the selection and discusses the origins of the 'Australian' crime story and some of its earliest practitioners, in particular the work of Mary Fortune (Waif Wander) and J. S. Borlase and their sometimes collaborative relationship.
(p. ix-xxv)
The Dead Witness; or, The Bush Waterhole, James Skipp Borlase , Mary Fortune , 1866 single work short story crime (p. 1-16)
The Night Fossickers of Moonlight Flat, James Skipp Borlase , 1867 single work short story crime (p. 17-36)
The Gully of Bluemansdyke, Arthur Conan Doyle , 1989 single work short story (p. 37-60)
The Haunted Station, Hume Nisbet , 1894 single work short story horror mystery (p. 61-82)
The Secret of Emu Plain, L. T. Meade , Robert Eustace , 1904 single work short story crime (p. 83-101)
My Only Murder, Delcomyn , 1893 single work short story Mein Einziger Mord (p. 102-107)
Le Premier Pas, E. W. Hornung , 1989 single work short story crime (p. 108-124)
The Chosen Vessel, Barbara Baynton , 1896 single work short story (p. 125-132)
The Mailman's Yarn : An Ower True Tale, Rolf Boldrewood , 1899 single work short story (p. 133-140)
The Bardoc Finn, Randolph Bedford , 1989 single work short story (p. 141-156)
The Strath Creek Mystery, Alan Michaelis , 1933 single work short story (p. 157-174)
The Power of the Leaf, A. E. Martin , 1989 single work short story crime (p. 175-196)
The Jealousy of Stephen Snow, Murray M. Innes , 1989 single work short story Hass (p. 197-203)
Wisp of Wool and Disk of Silver, Arthur W. Upfield , 1989 single work short story crime (p. 204-219)
Heroin Annie, Peter Corris , 1989 single work short story (p. 220-246)
Death in Ruby, Jennifer Rowe , 1989 single work short story crime mystery (p. 247-259)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1989 .
      Extent: xxv, 259p.p.
      ISBN: 0140115021 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Ray B. Browne , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Clues: A Journal of Detection , vol. 12 no. 1 1991; (p. 129-130)

— Review of Dead Witness : Best Australian Mystery Stories 1989 anthology short story
Untitled Rod Moran , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Review , June vol. 5 no. 6 1990; (p. 23)

— Review of Dead Witness : Best Australian Mystery Stories 1989 anthology short story
Southern Sleuths Frank Bren , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Editions , September no. 8-9 1990; (p. 6-7)

— Review of The Case of the Chinese Boxes Marele Day 1995 single work novel ; The Fortunes of Mary Fortune Mary Fortune 1989 selected work autobiography prose ; The Last Adventures of Christian Doom, Private I Robert Kenny 1982 single work novel ; Dead Witness : Best Australian Mystery Stories 1989 anthology short story ; Sand on the Gumshoe : A Century of Australian Crime Writing 1989 anthology short story ; The Life and Crimes of Harry Lavender Marele Day 1988 single work novel
Witnesses to a Local Fascination R. F. Brissenden , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 3-4 March 1990; (p. 6)

— Review of Australian Golden Dagger Mysteries 1988 anthology short story ; The Music Room Martin Long 1990 single work novel ; Cocaine Blues : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood 1989 single work novel ; O'Fear Peter Corris 1990 single work novel ; Dead Witness : Best Australian Mystery Stories 1989 anthology short story ; Sand on the Gumshoe : A Century of Australian Crime Writing 1989 anthology short story
Eclectic Short Stories Find Their Way from Australia Nancy Potter , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , Winter vol. 4 no. 2 1990; (p. 133-135)

— Review of Dead Witness : Best Australian Mystery Stories 1989 anthology short story ; Personal Best : Thirty Australian Authors Choose Their Best Short Stories Garry Disher 1989 anthology short story autobiography biography ; Dislocations Janette Turner Hospital 1986 selected work short story ; City to City Laurie Clancy 1989 selected work short story
A Nation's Crime 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , December-January (1989-1990) vol. 69 no. 1000 1989; (p. 36)

— Review of Dead Witness : Best Australian Mystery Stories 1989 anthology short story
Untitled Rod Moran , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Review , June vol. 5 no. 6 1990; (p. 23)

— Review of Dead Witness : Best Australian Mystery Stories 1989 anthology short story
Southern Sleuths Frank Bren , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Editions , September no. 8-9 1990; (p. 6-7)

— Review of The Case of the Chinese Boxes Marele Day 1995 single work novel ; The Fortunes of Mary Fortune Mary Fortune 1989 selected work autobiography prose ; The Last Adventures of Christian Doom, Private I Robert Kenny 1982 single work novel ; Dead Witness : Best Australian Mystery Stories 1989 anthology short story ; Sand on the Gumshoe : A Century of Australian Crime Writing 1989 anthology short story ; The Life and Crimes of Harry Lavender Marele Day 1988 single work novel
Witnesses to a Local Fascination R. F. Brissenden , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 3-4 March 1990; (p. 6)

— Review of Australian Golden Dagger Mysteries 1988 anthology short story ; The Music Room Martin Long 1990 single work novel ; Cocaine Blues : A Phryne Fisher Mystery Kerry Greenwood 1989 single work novel ; O'Fear Peter Corris 1990 single work novel ; Dead Witness : Best Australian Mystery Stories 1989 anthology short story ; Sand on the Gumshoe : A Century of Australian Crime Writing 1989 anthology short story
A Nation's Crime 1989 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , December-January (1989-1990) vol. 69 no. 1000 1989; (p. 36)

— Review of Dead Witness : Best Australian Mystery Stories 1989 anthology short story
Eclectic Short Stories Find Their Way from Australia Nancy Potter , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , Winter vol. 4 no. 2 1990; (p. 133-135)

— Review of Dead Witness : Best Australian Mystery Stories 1989 anthology short story ; Personal Best : Thirty Australian Authors Choose Their Best Short Stories Garry Disher 1989 anthology short story autobiography biography ; Dislocations Janette Turner Hospital 1986 selected work short story ; City to City Laurie Clancy 1989 selected work short story
Untitled Ray B. Browne , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Clues: A Journal of Detection , vol. 12 no. 1 1991; (p. 129-130)

— Review of Dead Witness : Best Australian Mystery Stories 1989 anthology short story
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