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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 Stray Bats
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'Dachshund droids, sinister crones, shapeshifting children, a plethora of witches, dragonstalkers, familiars, slithering eels and, of course, bats, flit and fly through these pages, aided and abetted by Kathleen Jennings’s inspired pencil drawings. Stray Bats is a madcap miscellany consisting of fifty vignettes based on poems by Australian women. Lanagan delights in playing with language, rhyme, and rhythm.

'This could be the perfect gift for that slightly otherworldly person in your life—or for yourself, when you need a moment of magic, a dip into darkness, a spark of light.

'For the reader who would like to explore further, there are a list of poems that inspired the author and notes on where those poems might be found.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Exhibitions

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Notes

  • Author's note: Pieces in this book were inspired by the following poems and are published with the approval of the poets or, where applicable, their copyright holders.

    [See individual stories for details.]

Contents

* Contents derived from the Northampton, Massachusetts,
c
United States of America (USA),
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Americas,
:
Small Beer Press , 2019 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
A Wind Age, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 1)
Kites in the Fog, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 2)
Constellation, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 3)
Maiden, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 4)
More Information to Help You Get to Rookwood, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 5)
Sail Away, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 6)
Maiden Flight, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 7)
Stray Bats, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 8)
Readying, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 9)
Shrunken Alice, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 10)
Flight to Loreto, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 11-12)
Familiars, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 13)
Shore, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 14)
Party to an Invocation, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 15)
Emplotment, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 16-17)
Hag-hunter, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 18)
Flight School, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 19)
The Axe, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 20)
Win, Margo Lanagan , single work short story (p. 21)
Foxwife, Margo Lanagan , single work short story fantasy (p. 22)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Northampton, Massachusetts,
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Small Beer Press ,
      2019 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 68p.p.
      Description: Chapbook
      Note/s:
      • Published 5 November 2019.
      ISBN: 9781618731753 (pbk), 9781618731760 (ebk)
      Series: y separately published work icon Small Beer Chapbook Series Northampton : Small Beer Press , 2000- 17405583 2000 series - publisher short story Number in series: 13
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