The Undoing of Carney Jimmy single work   short story   fantasy  
Issue Details: First known date: 1953 1953
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'Diet can be a problem at times in the remote Australian bush - especially when the main course begins to talk about the food.' (p.110)


  • Editor's note: 'Until very recently Australia, rather than Africa, has been the Dark Continent, at least literarily speaking. Its people have been too busy pioneering and getting settled to take time out for art. But in very recent years things have been happening Down Under which indicate that something new is about to be added to the world's cultural pattern. If 'Carney Jim' is a tipoff we hope it's a flood.'

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  • Appears in:
    y The Gambling Ghost and Other Tales Dal Stivens , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1953 Z363683 1953 selected work short story humour Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1953 pg. 27-32
  • Appears in:
    y Fantastic Universe vol. 1 no. 3 October-November 1953 Z1345482 1953 periodical issue science fiction fantasy 1953 pg. 110-112
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