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Issue Details: First known date: 2008 2008
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* Contents derived from the Carlton, Parkville - Carlton area, Melbourne - North, Melbourne, Victoria,: Melbourne University Publishing , 2008 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Barrington, John Lang , 1859 single work short story
Famous pickpocket while on ticket of leave in Sydney tries out his skills on wife of an officer and charms both her and husband after confessing.
(p. 13-19)
Tales of Adventure by a Log Fire, William Burrows , 2008 extract autobiography (p. 20-26)
The Dead Witness; or, The Bush Waterhole, James Skipp Borlase , Mary Fortune , 1866 single work short story crime (p. 27-39)
The Major's Case, W. W. , 1895 single work short story detective
Detective Barnett, a friend of Sinclair's - tells the story of a case which he worked on through the Melbourne private detective agency he ran with a friend. A major calls him in on a case of suspected poisoning by his elder sister who, he claimed, was dependent on him. Barnett was taken in but his sister, Eliza, and the man-servant Crump, between them reveal the major's guilt. He finally murders his sister to prevent her leaving her money to a calculating thief disguised as a Christian woman, who had fooled her - and who robbed her the night of the murder. Eliza is shown to be more perceptive and more humanly motivated than her brother - she breaks detective rules and solves the case but is unable to prevent the murder. Written in the voices of detective Barnett and Eliza. (PB)
(p. 40-66)
Tale of a Skull, James Skipp Borlase , 1867 single work short story crime (p. 67-83)
In Australian Wilds, B. L. Farjeon , 1870 single work short story crime (p. 84-103)
The Trooper's Story of the Bank Robbery, Robert P. Whitworth , 1953 single work short story (p. 104-113)
The Premier's Secret, Campbell McKellar , 1887 single work short story crime (p. 114-128)
Dr Fletcher's Love Story, Francis Adams , 1892 single work short story (p. 129-151)
The Sea Gave up its Dead, Felix Slowboy , 1892 single work short story (p. 152-156)
My Only Murder, Delcomyn , 1893 single work short story Mein Einziger Mord (p. 157-161)
One of the Cloth, Guy Boothby , 1897 single work short story crime
A police inspector, pursuing a bushranger, believes he has cornered him and is all set to make an arrest him when a reverend rides up to say he was robbed by the bushranger. However, all is not as it appears.
(p. 162-166)
A Stripe for Trooper Casey, Roderic Quinn , 1898 single work short story
Bush girl left alone while the district is at a dance is threatened by two murderous sailors, rescued by a bushranger, and manages to help him leave the sailors for the law without being captured himself.
Un galon pour le soldat Casey
(p. 167-179)
'Midnight', William Sylvester Walker , 1898 single work short story
A police inspector tells how he tricked the bushranger 'Midnight' and revealed his surprise identity.
(p. 180-187)
Le Premier Pas, E. W. Hornung , 1989 single work short story crime (p. 188-201)
The Mailman's Yarn : An Ower True Tale, Rolf Boldrewood , 1899 single work short story (p. 202-208)
The Bardoc Finn, Randolph Bedford , 1989 single work short story (p. 209-221)
The Strip of Lining, Norman Lindsay , 1912 single work short story crime (p. 222-241)
The Gangster, Alan Michaelis , 1933 single work short story crime (p. 242-263)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Distinctive, Disturbing Colonial Stories Peter Pierce , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 2 August 2008; (p. 16)

— Review of The Anthology of Colonial Australian Crime Fiction 2008 anthology short story
Off the Shelf : Crime Dianne Dempsey , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 6 September 2008; (p. 28)

— Review of The Anthology of Colonial Australian Crime Fiction 2008 anthology short story
Birthstain Has Become a Badge of Honour Jim Davidson , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , October vol. 3 no. 9 2008; (p. 6-7)

— Review of Bloodlust : The Unsavoury Tale of Alexander Pearce, the Convict Cannibal Nick Bleszynski 2008 single work novel ; The Anthology of Colonial Australian Crime Fiction 2008 anthology short story
Untitled Victor Crittenden , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Margin , July/August no. 75 2008; (p. 9)

— Review of The Anthology of Colonial Australian Crime Fiction 2008 anthology short story
Untitled Kate Watson , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 3 no. 8 2008;

— Review of The Anthology of Colonial Australian Crime Fiction 2008 anthology short story
Distinctive, Disturbing Colonial Stories Peter Pierce , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 2 August 2008; (p. 16)

— Review of The Anthology of Colonial Australian Crime Fiction 2008 anthology short story
Off the Shelf : Crime Dianne Dempsey , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 6 September 2008; (p. 28)

— Review of The Anthology of Colonial Australian Crime Fiction 2008 anthology short story
Birthstain Has Become a Badge of Honour Jim Davidson , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Literary Review , October vol. 3 no. 9 2008; (p. 6-7)

— Review of Bloodlust : The Unsavoury Tale of Alexander Pearce, the Convict Cannibal Nick Bleszynski 2008 single work novel ; The Anthology of Colonial Australian Crime Fiction 2008 anthology short story
Untitled Victor Crittenden , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Margin , July/August no. 75 2008; (p. 9)

— Review of The Anthology of Colonial Australian Crime Fiction 2008 anthology short story
Untitled Kate Watson , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reviews in Australian Studies , vol. 3 no. 8 2008;

— Review of The Anthology of Colonial Australian Crime Fiction 2008 anthology short story
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