Alternative title: The Careerist : An Australian Novel
Issue Details: First known date: 1921 1921
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'Unlike most Australian fiction, this story is almost entirely concerned with city life. Richard Rowley Baynes is a typical ambitious Australian who starts on the ground floor and works to the top. His view of Australian Society is that of a keen witted climber, with some experience of London for comparison, and his career makes piquant reading for those who know anything about Australian life. Its strong human interest, however, is sufficient to command the interest of readers anywhere. The characters are lifelike, but no one in the story is intended to represent a real person.' (Source: The Home, 1 December 1921)

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Note: Illustration by G. Litchfield appeared with the first instalment.
First known date: 1921
Serialised by: The Home 1920 periodical (124 issues)
Serialised in The Home, in five quarterly instalments 1 December 1921 to 1 December 1922.
First instalment accompanied by biographical note and portrait of the author.
Last amended 15 Oct 2009