y The Battling Prophet single work   novel   crime   mystery   detective  
Is part of Bony Arthur W. Upfield 1929 series - author novel
Issue Details: First known date: 1955 1955
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'Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte is on leave, staying with an old friend near Adelaide. Ben Wickham, a meteorologist whose uncannily accurate forecasts have helped farmers all over Australia, until recently lived nearby. But he has died after a three week drinking binge and a doctor certified death resulting from delirium tremens. Yet Bony's host insists that whatever Ben died of, it wasn't alcohol.' (Publication summary)

Adaptations

form y Boney Tells a Fortune Eric Paice , Australia : Fauna Productions , 1973 Z1458925 1973 single work film/TV When an astrologer dies after having predicted his own death, but not at the hands of a murderer, Inspector Bonaparte investigates. What appears to be a clear-cut case proves to be something else entirely.

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  • Other formats: Also braille, sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Serialised by: The World's News 1901 newspaper (95 issues)
      1955 .
      Note/s:
      • Serialised in The World's News 19 February and 19 March, 1955.
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Melbourne, Victoria,: Heinemann , 1956 .
      Extent: 226p.
      Written as: Arthur Upfield
      Reprinted: 1970 0434811629 , 1974
    • Harmondsworth, Middlesex,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Penguin , 1960 .
      Extent: 199p.
      Series: Penguin Books Penguin Books (publisher), series - publisher Number in series: 1452
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Arkon Paperbacks , 1972 .
      Extent: 225p.
      Written as: Arthur Upfield
      ISBN: 0207125686
      Series: Arkon Paperbacks Angus and Robertson (publisher), 1972 series - publisher Arkon is a paperback reprint imprint of the Australian publisher Angus and Robertson. The series was launched in 1972 to be merchandised in connection with T. V. series and involved the cartoonist Patrick Cook.
    • North Ryde, Ryde - Gladesville - Hunters Hill area, Northwest Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Eden Paperbacks , 1989 .
      Extent: 225p.
      ISBN: 0207162182
      Series: Eden Paperbacks Angus and Robertson (publisher), 1987 series - publisher This paperback imprint of Angus and Robertson was launched in September 1987. The first titles included Upfield's Winds of Evil and Derryn Hinch's Death at Newport.
    • Mattituck, New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      American Reprint , [n.d.] .
      Extent: 225p.
      ISBN: 0891905510 (hbk.) 9780891905516 (hbk.)

Works about this Work

The Latest in Paperbacks Graham Clark , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 1 April. 1989; (p. 7)

— Review of Man of Two Tribes Arthur W. Upfield 1956 single work novel ; The Battling Prophet Arthur W. Upfield 1955 single work novel ; Somewhere Else Michele Nayman 1989 selected work short story
New Paperbacks Robin Lucas , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25 March 1989; (p. 40)

— Review of The Battling Prophet Arthur W. Upfield 1955 single work novel ; The Garden House Martin Long 1989 single work novel
Paperbacks Robin Lucas , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 8 July 1989; (p. 10)

— Review of The Battling Prophet Arthur W. Upfield 1955 single work novel
The Latest in Paperbacks Graham Clark , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 1 April. 1989; (p. 7)

— Review of Man of Two Tribes Arthur W. Upfield 1956 single work novel ; The Battling Prophet Arthur W. Upfield 1955 single work novel ; Somewhere Else Michele Nayman 1989 selected work short story
New Paperbacks Robin Lucas , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 25 March 1989; (p. 40)

— Review of The Battling Prophet Arthur W. Upfield 1955 single work novel ; The Garden House Martin Long 1989 single work novel
Paperbacks Robin Lucas , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 8 July 1989; (p. 10)

— Review of The Battling Prophet Arthur W. Upfield 1955 single work novel
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