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Issue Details: First known date: 2007 2007
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Notes

  • Dedication: For those bright souls before us, behind us, among us, within us.
  • 'Based on a novella by Jason Nahrung and Mil Clayton 2000.'

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Works about this Work

The Australian Horror Novel Since 1950 James Doig , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Sold by the Millions : Australia's Bestsellers 2012; (p. 112-127)
According to James Doig the horror genre 'was overlooked by the popular circulating libraries in Australia.' In this chapter he observes that this 'marginalization of horror reflects both the trepidation felt by the conservative library system towards 'penny dreadfuls,' and the fact that horror had limited popular appeal with the British (and Australian) reading public.' Doig concludes that there is 'no Australian author of horror novels with the same commercial cachet' as authors of fantasy or science fiction. He proposes that if Australian horror fiction wants to compete successfully 'in the long-term it needs to develop a flourishing and vibrant small press contingent prepared to nurture new talent' like the USA and UK small presses.' (Editor's foreword xii)
Debut Novel An Action-Packed Supernatural Thriller Tim Kroenert , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 16 - 17 June 2007; (p. 25)

— Review of The Darkness Within Jason Nahrung Mil Clayton 2007 single work novel
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 14 July 2007; (p. 26)

— Review of Punter's Luck : A John Punter Racing Mystery Peter Klein 2007 single work novel ; The Darkness Within Jason Nahrung Mil Clayton 2007 single work novel ; Disguises Sally Leigh 2007 single work novel
This Week's Selections Scott Moore , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 4 August 2007; (p. 10)

— Review of The Darkness Within Jason Nahrung Mil Clayton 2007 single work novel
An Unpredictable Witches' Brew Colin Steele , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 1 September 2007; (p. 17)

— Review of The Darkness Within Jason Nahrung Mil Clayton 2007 single work novel
Vide Marilyn Pearson , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodean SF , September-October no. 112 2007;

— Review of The Darkness Within Jason Nahrung Mil Clayton 2007 single work novel
Debut Novel An Action-Packed Supernatural Thriller Tim Kroenert , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 16 - 17 June 2007; (p. 25)

— Review of The Darkness Within Jason Nahrung Mil Clayton 2007 single work novel
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 14 July 2007; (p. 26)

— Review of Punter's Luck : A John Punter Racing Mystery Peter Klein 2007 single work novel ; The Darkness Within Jason Nahrung Mil Clayton 2007 single work novel ; Disguises Sally Leigh 2007 single work novel
This Week's Selections Scott Moore , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 4 August 2007; (p. 10)

— Review of The Darkness Within Jason Nahrung Mil Clayton 2007 single work novel
An Unpredictable Witches' Brew Colin Steele , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 1 September 2007; (p. 17)

— Review of The Darkness Within Jason Nahrung Mil Clayton 2007 single work novel
Vide Marilyn Pearson , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodean SF , September-October no. 112 2007;

— Review of The Darkness Within Jason Nahrung Mil Clayton 2007 single work novel
The Australian Horror Novel Since 1950 James Doig , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Sold by the Millions : Australia's Bestsellers 2012; (p. 112-127)
According to James Doig the horror genre 'was overlooked by the popular circulating libraries in Australia.' In this chapter he observes that this 'marginalization of horror reflects both the trepidation felt by the conservative library system towards 'penny dreadfuls,' and the fact that horror had limited popular appeal with the British (and Australian) reading public.' Doig concludes that there is 'no Australian author of horror novels with the same commercial cachet' as authors of fantasy or science fiction. He proposes that if Australian horror fiction wants to compete successfully 'in the long-term it needs to develop a flourishing and vibrant small press contingent prepared to nurture new talent' like the USA and UK small presses.' (Editor's foreword xii)
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