The Haunted Pool : A Tale of the Blue Mountains single work   short story   fantasy  
Issue Details: First known date: 1879 1879
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Story of two young men looking for gold in the Blue Mountains - one swims in a pool and is enchanted by a beautiful maiden spirit.

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  • Appears in:
    y The Sydney Mail vol. 28 no. 1009 8 November 1879 Z1279041 1879 newspaper issue 1879 pg. 784
  • Appears in:
    y Australian Ghost Stories James Doig (editor), Ware : Wordsworth Editions , 2010 Z1692736 2010 anthology short story horror 'Murderous ghosts, horrific curses and monstrous beings haunt an unforgiving landscape into which travellers stray at their peril. Journey through the dark byways of Australia's Gothic past in the rare stories gathered in this memorable new collection. Work by acclaimed Australian writers such as Marcus Clarke, Henry Lawson and Edward Dyson appears alongside many lesser-known authors such as Beatrice Grimshaw, Mary Fortune and Ernest Favenc. Many of the stories collected here have never been reprinted since their first publication in 19th and early 20th century periodicals and showcase the richness and variety of the Australian ghost and horror story.

    James Doig provides an authoritative introduction full of fresh insights into Australian Gothic fiction with detailed biographical notes on the authors represented' (cover).
    Ware : Wordsworth Editions , 2010
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