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y The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 anthology   short story   science fiction   fantasy  
Issue Details: First known date: 1997 1997
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A collection of 15 stories ranging from cyberpunk by Damien Broderick and the latest in scientific speculation from Greg Egan, to classic fantasy by bestselling writers like Sara Douglass and Beverly Macdonald.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 1997 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Silver Fire, Greg Egan , 1995 single work short story science fiction
'A scientific detective pursuit from Greensboro, South Carolina, across the US southern states to track down the carrier of a death-inducing virus that is much worse than AIDS. It skilfully interacts the grief of the dead and a vision of better worlds for some' (Colin Steele, SF Commentary No 77, p.54).

(p. 1-34)
Of Fingers and Foreskins, Sara Douglass , Shaun Tan (illustrator), 1996 single work short story horror (p. 35-60)
The Ichneumon and the Dormeuse, Terry Dowling , 1997 single work short story horror (p. 61-80)
The Ghost of Mrs Rochester, Lucy Sussex , 1996 single work short story science fiction
In 'The Ghost of Mrs Rochester,' Sussex 'links past and present, in this case an illustration of Mrs Rochester in an edition of Jane Eyre, to provide a most effective ghost story' (Colin Steele, SF Commentary No 77, p.54).

(p. 81-100)
The Mark of Thetis, Simon Brown , Shaun Tan (illustrator), 1996 single work short story fantasy (p. 101-130)
Never Seen By Waking Eyes, Stephen Dedman , 1996 single work short story horror
'"Never Seen by Waking Eyes" intriguingly mixes locales in Oxford and London with Lewis Carroll and mysterious immortal young girls' (Colin Steele, SF Commentary No 77, p.54).

(p. 131-160)
The Sword of God, Russell Blackford , 1996 single work short story historical fiction fantasy (p. 161-182)
Blind Eye, Jack Dann , 1996 single work short story science fiction (p. 183-94)
Ilium, Andrew Whitmore , 1996 single work short story fantasy (p. 195-222)
Princess Melodia and the White Catherine, Beverley Macdonald , 1996 single work short story young adult fantasy (p. 223-240)
A Man and His Dreams, Marele Day , 1996 single work short story (p. 241-260)
Passing the Bone, Sean Williams , 1996 single work short story science fiction (p. 261-282)
Dr. Tilmann's Consultant : A Scientific Romance, Cherry Wilder , 1997 single work short story science fiction (p. 283-306)
Schrodinger's Dog, Damien Broderick , 1996 single work short story science fiction (p. 307-344)
The Phoenix, Isobelle Carmody , 1996 single work short story fantasy (p. 345-365)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 1997 .
      Source: Internet Speculative Fiction Database (http://www.isfdb.org)
      ISBN: 0732257514

Works about this Work

Scanners Bruce Gillespie , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , August no. 80A 2010; (p. 55-57)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story
Australian Science Fiction : In Search of the 'Feel' Dorotta Guttfeld , 2007-2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Zeitschrift fur Australienstudien , no. 21-22 2007-2008; (p. 65-72)
Scanners Colin Steele , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , November no. 77 2001; (p. 49-77)

— Review of Reading by Starlight: Postmodern Science Fiction Damien Broderick 1995 single work criticism ; Metaworlds : Best Australian Science Fiction 1994 anthology short story ; Mortal Fire : Best Australian Science Fiction 1993 anthology short story ; The Destiny Makers George Turner 1993 single work novel ; Twilight Beach Terry Dowling 1993 selected work short story ; Evolution Annie Rosaleen Love 1991 selected work short story ; The MUP Encyclopaedia of Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy 1998 reference bibliography biography ; Beyond the Hanging Wall Sara Douglass 1996 single work novel ; Distress Greg Egan 1995 single work novel ; Axiomatic Greg Egan 1995 selected work short story ; Permutation City Greg Egan 1994 single work novel ; Mirrorsun Rising Sean McMullen 1995 single work novel ; Alien Shores : An Anthology of Australian Science Fiction 1994 anthology short story ; The Opoponax Invasion John Brosnan 1993 single work novel ; Envoy Shannah Jay 1994 single work novel ; She's Fantastical : The First Anthology of Australian Women’s Speculative Fiction, Magical Realism And Fantasy 1995 anthology short story poetry extract ; The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story ; Time Marches Off : 2000 Years from Now Paul De Wreder 1942 single work novel ; Dark House : Stories Compiled by Gary Crew 1995 anthology short story ; The Oxford Book of Australian Ghost Stories 1994 anthology short story
Books Read Recently Bruce Gillespie , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Scratch Pad 24 , August 1997; (p. 5-7)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story ; The Dark Edge Richard Harland 1997 single work novel
Sci-Fi Matures with Annual Celebration Vic Crossland , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 30 April 1997; (p. 6)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story
Editor's Choice Garry Linnell , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 18 May 1997; (p. 8)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story
The Age of SF and Fantasy Peter Nicholls , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 191 1997; (p. 62)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story
In a Galaxy Not So Far Away ... Terry Dowling , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 October 1997; (p. rev 30)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story ; The Dark Edge Richard Harland 1997 single work novel
Untitled Bill Congreve , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 19 1997; (p. 73-74)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story
Untitled Jane Ponting , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 5 no. 2 1997; (p. 51-52)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story
Scanners Bruce Gillespie , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , August no. 80A 2010; (p. 55-57)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story
Books Read Recently Bruce Gillespie , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Scratch Pad 24 , August 1997; (p. 5-7)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story ; The Dark Edge Richard Harland 1997 single work novel
Scanners Colin Steele , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , November no. 77 2001; (p. 49-77)

— Review of Reading by Starlight: Postmodern Science Fiction Damien Broderick 1995 single work criticism ; Metaworlds : Best Australian Science Fiction 1994 anthology short story ; Mortal Fire : Best Australian Science Fiction 1993 anthology short story ; The Destiny Makers George Turner 1993 single work novel ; Twilight Beach Terry Dowling 1993 selected work short story ; Evolution Annie Rosaleen Love 1991 selected work short story ; The MUP Encyclopaedia of Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy 1998 reference bibliography biography ; Beyond the Hanging Wall Sara Douglass 1996 single work novel ; Distress Greg Egan 1995 single work novel ; Axiomatic Greg Egan 1995 selected work short story ; Permutation City Greg Egan 1994 single work novel ; Mirrorsun Rising Sean McMullen 1995 single work novel ; Alien Shores : An Anthology of Australian Science Fiction 1994 anthology short story ; The Opoponax Invasion John Brosnan 1993 single work novel ; Envoy Shannah Jay 1994 single work novel ; She's Fantastical : The First Anthology of Australian Women’s Speculative Fiction, Magical Realism And Fantasy 1995 anthology short story poetry extract ; The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story ; Time Marches Off : 2000 Years from Now Paul De Wreder 1942 single work novel ; Dark House : Stories Compiled by Gary Crew 1995 anthology short story ; The Oxford Book of Australian Ghost Stories 1994 anthology short story
Sci-Fi Matures with Annual Celebration Vic Crossland , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 30 April 1997; (p. 6)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story
Editor's Choice Garry Linnell , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 18 May 1997; (p. 8)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story
The Age of SF and Fantasy Peter Nicholls , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June no. 191 1997; (p. 62)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story
In a Galaxy Not So Far Away ... Terry Dowling , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 October 1997; (p. rev 30)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story ; The Dark Edge Richard Harland 1997 single work novel
Untitled Bill Congreve , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction , no. 19 1997; (p. 73-74)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story
Untitled Jane Ponting , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 5 no. 2 1997; (p. 51-52)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 1997 anthology short story
Australian Science Fiction : In Search of the 'Feel' Dorotta Guttfeld , 2007-2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: Zeitschrift fur Australienstudien , no. 21-22 2007-2008; (p. 65-72)
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