y Secrets of the Sea single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 2007 2007
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Following the death of his parents in a car crash, eleven-year-old Alex Dove is torn from his life on a remote farm in Tasmania and sent to school in England. Twelve years on he must return to Australia to deal with his inheritance. - back cover (London, 2007 imprint)

Notes

  • Dedication: To Anne Rood, for introducing me to Dolphin Sands, and in memory of her husband Trevor (1927-2004)
  • Epigraph: There is the land-locked valley and the river,/ The Western Tiers make distance an emotion,/ The gum trees roar in the gale, the poplars shiver/ At twilight, the church pines imitate an ocean. - A. D. Hope
  • Epigraph: A home is like the sea. - Bulgarian proverb

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Harvill Press , 2007 .
      Extent: 402p.
      ISBN: 9781846550683 (hbk.), 9781846550690 (pbk)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Harper Perennial , 2008 .
      Extent: 1v.p.
      ISBN: 9780061474705
Alternative title: De geheimen van de zee
Language: Dutch
    • Amsterdam,
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      Netherlands,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      De Bezige Bij , 2008 .
      Extent: 479p.
      ISBN: 9789023426936

Works about this Work

The Year's Work in Fiction : 2007-2008 Roger Bourke , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 53 no. 2008; (p. 50-58)

— Review of From : The Time We Have Taken Steven Carroll 2007 extract novel ; Prime Cuts Angus Gaunt 2008 selected work short story ; The Best Australian Stories 2007 2007 anthology short story extract autobiography ; The Trout Opera Matthew Condon 2007 single work novel ; Fear of Tennis David Cohen 2007 single work novel ; The Complete Stories David Malouf 2007 selected work short story ; Redfin Anthony Lynch 2007 selected work short story ; Rohypnol Andrew Hutchinson 2006 single work novel ; Breath Tim Winton 2008 single work novel ; The Last Sky Alice Nelson 2008 single work novel ; Landscape of Farewell Alex Miller 2007 single work novel ; A History of the Beanbag : And Other Stories Susan Midalia 2007 selected work short story ; Dead Birds Trevor Shearston 2007 single work novel ; Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel ; Other Country Stephen Scourfield 2007 single work novel ; The Low Road Chris Womersley 2007 single work novel ; Lilia's Secret Erina Reddan 2007 single work novel
A Peninsula to the Left, Trees to the Right, Stories Everywhere Nicholas Shakespeare , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 21 July 2007; (p. 26-27)
Poetically Predictable Gillian Wills , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 4 - 5 August 2007; (p. 25)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
Land of Shadows : Nicholas Shakespeare Talks to Susan Wyndham Susan Wyndham , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 August 2007; (p. 30-31)
Tasmania Holds on to its Secrets Rachel Cunneen , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 11 August 2007; (p. 12)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
Island of Renewal Patrick Allington , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 18 August 2007; (p. 12)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
A Heavy-Hearted Journey to the Island of Absence Nicola Walker , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18-19 August 2007; (p. 32-33)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
Intruders Muddle Romantic Apple Isle Saga Rosemary Sorensen , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 August 2007; (p. 15)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
Distant Voices, Entangled Lives Jennifer Byrne , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 1 September 2007; (p. 28)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
At Pains to Resist the Traitor Within Geordie Williamson , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , September vol. 2 no. 8 2007; (p. 20-21, 27)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
Blow-Ins Fiona Gruber , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 24/31 August no. 5447/8 2007; (p. 24)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
Chance and Mischance Peter Pierce , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 294 2007; (p. 35)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
Shadowy Reminders Kasia Boddy , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 1 December 2007; (p. 41)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
Poetically Predictable Gillian Wills , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 4 - 5 August 2007; (p. 25)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
Tasmania Holds on to its Secrets Rachel Cunneen , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 11 August 2007; (p. 12)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
Island of Renewal Patrick Allington , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 18 August 2007; (p. 12)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
A Heavy-Hearted Journey to the Island of Absence Nicola Walker , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18-19 August 2007; (p. 32-33)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
Intruders Muddle Romantic Apple Isle Saga Rosemary Sorensen , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 August 2007; (p. 15)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
Distant Voices, Entangled Lives Jennifer Byrne , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 1 September 2007; (p. 28)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
At Pains to Resist the Traitor Within Geordie Williamson , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , September vol. 2 no. 8 2007; (p. 20-21, 27)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
Blow-Ins Fiona Gruber , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 24/31 August no. 5447/8 2007; (p. 24)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
Chance and Mischance Peter Pierce , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 294 2007; (p. 35)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
Shadowy Reminders Kasia Boddy , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 1 December 2007; (p. 41)

— Review of Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel
The Year's Work in Fiction : 2007-2008 Roger Bourke , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 53 no. 2008; (p. 50-58)

— Review of From : The Time We Have Taken Steven Carroll 2007 extract novel ; Prime Cuts Angus Gaunt 2008 selected work short story ; The Best Australian Stories 2007 2007 anthology short story extract autobiography ; The Trout Opera Matthew Condon 2007 single work novel ; Fear of Tennis David Cohen 2007 single work novel ; The Complete Stories David Malouf 2007 selected work short story ; Redfin Anthony Lynch 2007 selected work short story ; Rohypnol Andrew Hutchinson 2006 single work novel ; Breath Tim Winton 2008 single work novel ; The Last Sky Alice Nelson 2008 single work novel ; Landscape of Farewell Alex Miller 2007 single work novel ; A History of the Beanbag : And Other Stories Susan Midalia 2007 selected work short story ; Dead Birds Trevor Shearston 2007 single work novel ; Secrets of the Sea Nicholas Shakespeare 2007 single work novel ; Other Country Stephen Scourfield 2007 single work novel ; The Low Road Chris Womersley 2007 single work novel ; Lilia's Secret Erina Reddan 2007 single work novel
A Peninsula to the Left, Trees to the Right, Stories Everywhere Nicholas Shakespeare , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 21 July 2007; (p. 26-27)
Land of Shadows : Nicholas Shakespeare Talks to Susan Wyndham Susan Wyndham , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 11-12 August 2007; (p. 30-31)
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