y Degrees of Connection single work   novel   crime   detective  
Is part of Scobie Malone Jon Cleary 1954 series - author novel
Issue Details: First known date: 2003 2003
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Notes

  • Dedication: For Joy (1922-2003)
  • Book 20 of the Scobie Malone Series and the final book in the series.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2003 .
      Extent: 276p.
      ISBN: 0732276322 (pbk.), 0732276713

Works about this Work

Issues of Class and Gender in Australian Crime Fiction : From the 1950s to Today Rachel Franks , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Sold by the Millions : Australia's Bestsellers 2012; (p. 96-111)
In this chapter, Rachel Franks notes ‘‘Australian crime fiction writers imported many types of crime fiction from Britain, including the gothic mystery and the Newgate novel, and from America, including the locked room mystery and the spy story.’ She observes how Australian crime fiction has changed along with the ‘societies that produce it.’ She concludes that for Australian crime fiction to be attractive to mass market and an assured popularity, Australian crime fiction writers must respond ‘to the changing demands of their readers,’ and ‘continue to develop the genre with increasingly sophisticated stories about murderers and those who bring them to justice.’ (Editor’s foreword xii)
In the Calaboose Rick Thompson , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 261 2004; (p. 47-48)

— Review of Blindside J. R. Carroll 2004 single work novel ; Degrees of Connection Jon Cleary 2003 single work novel ; Earthly Delights Kerry Greenwood 2004 single work novel
Cleary Having the Crime of His Life Susan Wyndham , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 28-29 August 2004; (p. 10)
A column canvassing current literary news. Also includes reference to Marion Halligan's The Taste of Memory.
Australian Crime Fiction Jeff Popple , 2004-2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Mystery Readers Journal , Winter vol. 20 no. 4 2004-2005; (p. 3-5)
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 11 October 2003; (p. 4)

— Review of Degrees of Connection Jon Cleary 2003 single work novel
Paperbacks Graham Clark , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 11 October 2003; (p. 6)

— Review of Degrees of Connection Jon Cleary 2003 single work novel ; Point of Departure, Point of Return Marshall Browne 2003 selected work short story
A Life of Crime Noel Purdon , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 October 2003; (p. 8)

— Review of Degrees of Connection Jon Cleary 2003 single work novel
Crime Jeff Popple , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 16 November 2003; (p. 19)

— Review of Degrees of Connection Jon Cleary 2003 single work novel
Law and Disorder Robin Wallace-Crabbe , 2003-2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 16 December - 13 January vol. 121 no. 6403 2003-2004; (p. 144)

— Review of Degrees of Connection Jon Cleary 2003 single work novel ; Murder at the Fortnight Steve J. Spears 2003 single work novel ; Junkie Pilgrim Wayne Grogan 2003 single work novel
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 11 October 2003; (p. 4)

— Review of Degrees of Connection Jon Cleary 2003 single work novel
Paperbacks Graham Clark , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 11 October 2003; (p. 6)

— Review of Degrees of Connection Jon Cleary 2003 single work novel ; Point of Departure, Point of Return Marshall Browne 2003 selected work short story
A Life of Crime Noel Purdon , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 October 2003; (p. 8)

— Review of Degrees of Connection Jon Cleary 2003 single work novel
Crime Jeff Popple , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 16 November 2003; (p. 19)

— Review of Degrees of Connection Jon Cleary 2003 single work novel
Law and Disorder Robin Wallace-Crabbe , 2003-2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 16 December - 13 January vol. 121 no. 6403 2003-2004; (p. 144)

— Review of Degrees of Connection Jon Cleary 2003 single work novel ; Murder at the Fortnight Steve J. Spears 2003 single work novel ; Junkie Pilgrim Wayne Grogan 2003 single work novel
In the Calaboose Rick Thompson , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , May no. 261 2004; (p. 47-48)

— Review of Blindside J. R. Carroll 2004 single work novel ; Degrees of Connection Jon Cleary 2003 single work novel ; Earthly Delights Kerry Greenwood 2004 single work novel
Cleary Having the Crime of His Life Susan Wyndham , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 28-29 August 2004; (p. 10)
A column canvassing current literary news. Also includes reference to Marion Halligan's The Taste of Memory.
Australian Crime Fiction Jeff Popple , 2004-2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Mystery Readers Journal , Winter vol. 20 no. 4 2004-2005; (p. 3-5)
Issues of Class and Gender in Australian Crime Fiction : From the 1950s to Today Rachel Franks , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Sold by the Millions : Australia's Bestsellers 2012; (p. 96-111)
In this chapter, Rachel Franks notes ‘‘Australian crime fiction writers imported many types of crime fiction from Britain, including the gothic mystery and the Newgate novel, and from America, including the locked room mystery and the spy story.’ She observes how Australian crime fiction has changed along with the ‘societies that produce it.’ She concludes that for Australian crime fiction to be attractive to mass market and an assured popularity, Australian crime fiction writers must respond ‘to the changing demands of their readers,’ and ‘continue to develop the genre with increasingly sophisticated stories about murderers and those who bring them to justice.’ (Editor’s foreword xii)
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