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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 The Inconvenient Visitors; Or, An Unrestful Cure
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'Residents of a hill-top guesthouse observe the first battle of the Martian invasion and the war machines, which easily dispatch the soldiers sent to battle them. But the tripods are unprepared for the dangers of The Australian bush.'

Source: Foreword.

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon War of the Worlds : Battleground Australia Steve Proposch (editor), Christopher Sequeira (editor), Bryce Stevens (editor), Bittern : Clan Destine Press , 2019 16946320 2019 anthology short story science fiction

    'An anthology based on the Martian invasion of earth imagined by H.G. Wells.

    'With stories set in Australia of the past, present and future, this riveting and inventive collection features 16 of Australia's best science fiction, crime and speculative fiction authors: Kerry Greenwood, Carmel Bird, Jack Dann, Janeen Webb, Sean Williams, Angela Meyer, Lindy Cameron, Jenny Valentish, Narrelle M Harris, Lucy Sussex, Rick Kennett, Jason Franks, Dmetri Kakmi, Bill Congreve, Jason Fischer, and Kaaron Warren.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Bittern : Clan Destine Press , 2019
    Section: Section 1 : The Past
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Oz Is Burning Phyllis Irene Radford (editor), Oregon : B-Cubed Press , 2020 19919966 2020 anthology short story poetry

    'Fire, fire burning bright, warm my toes, light my room. Burn my fingers or waft my prayer to heaven.

    'Summer in the southern hemisphere is Fire time. Managed fire can be a blessing, clearing out choking undergrowth and removing pestilent rodents. Out of control fire is a different entity altogether. In the summer of 2019/2020 nearly the entire continent of Australia burned. Half a billion animals lost their lives. Hundreds of thousands of acres of habitat and agricultural land was scoured. Some of the fires were human caused. Others were the result of climate change—humanity’s greedy exploitation of resources—and decades of drought.

    'Even after the fires are out, the land still suffers.

    'From Suzanne Newnham’s strange look at how a person who hears fire perceives the conflagration, to Jack Dann’s and Ann Poore’s evocative poems to tales of wonder and outrage, and Sivlia Brown’s and Narrelle M. Harris’s poignant hopes for a better future, this anthology demonstrates the agony of a continent, but it also shows bits of dark humor and hope among the devastation.

    'B-Cubed Press always donates a portion of each sale to charity. For this book that highlights Australian authors and authors with strong ties to the Antipodes, we will donate to WIRES, NSW Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service Inc.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Oregon : B-Cubed Press , 2020
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