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y Matthew Flinders' Cat single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 2002 2002
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Courtenay melds this modern day story with the story of Matthew Flinders' circumnavigation of Australia as told through the eyes of his cat, Trim. The main character uses Flinders' expedition as a basis for a story which he builds to inspire and encourage the child he has befriended.

Notes

  • Also published in sound recording format
  • Dedication: For Dorothy Gliksman. Also, The Salvation Army and Jeff and Alina Gambin of the Just Enough Faith Food Van.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking , 2002 .
      Extent: 611p.
      ISBN: 0670910619
    • Scoresby, Ferntree Gully area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2004 .
      8529947786400302241.jpg
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 624p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 01/04/2004
      ISBN: 9780670910618

Works about this Work

Showman Who Knew the Power of a Story Blanche Clark , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 24 November 2012; (p. 26-27)
Hard Yards Over 12 Steps Charles Waterstreet , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18-19 January 2003; (p. 14)

— Review of Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel
The Danger of Being Earnest Sophie Masson , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 14 December 2002; (p. 8)

— Review of Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel
On the Popular Front Simon Hughes , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 14 December 2002; (p. 8)

— Review of Kimberley Sun Di Morrissey 2002 single work novel ; Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel ; The October Horse Colleen McCullough 2002 single work novel
Untrimmed Detail Gillian Dooley , 2002-2003 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 247 2002-2003; (p. 57)

— Review of Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel
Redemptive Voyage around a Cat David Tissiman , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 23 December 2002; (p. 14)

— Review of Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel
Worlds Apart Peter Pierce , 2002-2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 17 December-14 January vol. 120 no. 6355 2002-2003; (p. 138)

— Review of Father Lands Emily Ballou 2002 single work novel ; Windmill Hill Michael Jacobson 2002 single work novel ; Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel ; The Gentleman's Garden Catherine Jinks 2002 single work novel ; The Gift Alison Croggon 2002 single work novel
Authors Find More Ways Than One to Rip a Bodice Kathy Hunt , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 30 November - 1 December 2002; (p. D06)

— Review of Papua Peter Watt 2002 single work novel ; Kimberley Sun Di Morrissey 2002 single work novel ; Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel
A Cat's-Eye View of Sydney Veronica Sen , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 23 November 2002; (p. 16)

— Review of Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel
Digging at the Coalface Chris Brice , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 30 November 2002; (p. 11)

— Review of Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel
The Power of One Feisty Storyteller Jenna Price , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 30 November 2002; (p. 9-10)
The Danger of Being Earnest Sophie Masson , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 14 December 2002; (p. 8)

— Review of Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel
On the Popular Front Simon Hughes , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 14 December 2002; (p. 8)

— Review of Kimberley Sun Di Morrissey 2002 single work novel ; Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel ; The October Horse Colleen McCullough 2002 single work novel
Untrimmed Detail Gillian Dooley , 2002-2003 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 247 2002-2003; (p. 57)

— Review of Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel
Redemptive Voyage around a Cat David Tissiman , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 23 December 2002; (p. 14)

— Review of Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel
Worlds Apart Peter Pierce , 2002-2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 17 December-14 January vol. 120 no. 6355 2002-2003; (p. 138)

— Review of Father Lands Emily Ballou 2002 single work novel ; Windmill Hill Michael Jacobson 2002 single work novel ; Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel ; The Gentleman's Garden Catherine Jinks 2002 single work novel ; The Gift Alison Croggon 2002 single work novel
Hard Yards Over 12 Steps Charles Waterstreet , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18-19 January 2003; (p. 14)

— Review of Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel
Authors Find More Ways Than One to Rip a Bodice Kathy Hunt , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 30 November - 1 December 2002; (p. D06)

— Review of Papua Peter Watt 2002 single work novel ; Kimberley Sun Di Morrissey 2002 single work novel ; Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel
A Cat's-Eye View of Sydney Veronica Sen , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 23 November 2002; (p. 16)

— Review of Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel
Digging at the Coalface Chris Brice , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 30 November 2002; (p. 11)

— Review of Matthew Flinders' Cat Bryce Courtenay 2002 single work novel
Showman Who Knew the Power of a Story Blanche Clark , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 24 November 2012; (p. 26-27)
The Power of One Feisty Storyteller Jenna Price , 2002 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 30 November 2002; (p. 9-10)
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