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Issue Details: First known date: 1995 1995
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    • Port Melbourne, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Heinemann , 1995 .
      Extent: 326p.
      Reprinted: 1996 With ISBN 0434003565
      Note/s:
      • Epigraph on title page : "Who is this chap? He drinks, he's dirty, and I know there are women in the background!" - Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on Augustus John, 1944.
      • Dedication: For Lizzie
      • Epigraph: "When people have been more than usually disappointing, we turn with an added tenderness to things" - Howard Overing Sturgis.
      ISBN: 0855616687
    • Port Melbourne, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Mandarin , 1996 .
      Extent: 324p.
      Reprinted: 1997 With ISBN 0749322187 (pbk.)
      ISBN: 0749323582, 1863305300 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Off the Shelf Owen Richardson , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 3 December 2005; (p. 32)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Michael McGirr , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10-11 December 2005; (p. 22)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel ; There is No Place Like Home : Winning Essays and Stories 2004 2004 anthology autobiography column essay
Apollo of Oz Andrew Hislop , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 5 January no. 4840 1996; (p. 21)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Laugh, Clown, Laugh Peter Nicholls , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 178 1996; (p. 50)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Dragged Down Christopher Akehurst , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , May vol. 40 no. 5 1996; (p. 78-79)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Barry Humphries : Unplugged Peter Wilmoth , 1995 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 22 October 1995; (p. 1-2)
Dead Funny John Huxley , 1995 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4 November 1995; (p. 3A)
Elusive and Vulnerable Helen Elliott , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 23 December 1995; (p. wkd 9)
Barry Writes His First Novel but Forgets What It's all About Jane Freeman , 1995 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 20 December 1995; (p. 3)
A Literary Lament for Uncalled for Behaviour Louise Carbines , 1995 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 21 December 1995; (p. 3)
New Voices from a Master Ventriloquist A. P. Riemer , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18 November 1995; (p. 12A)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Not a Problem, Mr Humphries Michael Shmith , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 18 November 1995; (p. 9)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Fame and Fortunes Shane Maloney , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 26 November 1995; (p. 10)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Untitled Jeff Apter , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , October vol. 75 no. 1063 1995; (p. 26)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Great Fun & Games Michael Sharkey , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 December 1995; (p. rev 7)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Pursuing Love and Beauty Helen Elliott , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 2 December 1995; (p. wkd 8)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Satire Echoes with Muted Tenderness James Grieve , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 December 1995; (p. C13)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Off the Shelf Owen Richardson , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 3 December 2005; (p. 32)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Michael McGirr , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10-11 December 2005; (p. 22)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel ; There is No Place Like Home : Winning Essays and Stories 2004 2004 anthology autobiography column essay
New Voices from a Master Ventriloquist A. P. Riemer , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18 November 1995; (p. 12A)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Not a Problem, Mr Humphries Michael Shmith , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 18 November 1995; (p. 9)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Fame and Fortunes Shane Maloney , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 26 November 1995; (p. 10)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Untitled Jeff Apter , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , October vol. 75 no. 1063 1995; (p. 26)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Great Fun & Games Michael Sharkey , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 December 1995; (p. rev 7)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Pursuing Love and Beauty Helen Elliott , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 2 December 1995; (p. wkd 8)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Satire Echoes with Muted Tenderness James Grieve , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 December 1995; (p. C13)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Apollo of Oz Andrew Hislop , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 5 January no. 4840 1996; (p. 21)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Laugh, Clown, Laugh Peter Nicholls , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 178 1996; (p. 50)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Dragged Down Christopher Akehurst , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , May vol. 40 no. 5 1996; (p. 78-79)

— Review of Women in the Background Barry Humphries 1995 single work novel
Barry Humphries : Unplugged Peter Wilmoth , 1995 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 22 October 1995; (p. 1-2)
Dead Funny John Huxley , 1995 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4 November 1995; (p. 3A)
Elusive and Vulnerable Helen Elliott , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 23 December 1995; (p. wkd 9)
Barry Writes His First Novel but Forgets What It's all About Jane Freeman , 1995 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 20 December 1995; (p. 3)
A Literary Lament for Uncalled for Behaviour Louise Carbines , 1995 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 21 December 1995; (p. 3)
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