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Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 Oleander An Ottoman Tale
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'Chrisaphina lives in a hostile world where her father’s business is failing and she must marry to survive off the streets. Her brother was lost to the Janissary corps; every street urchin reminds her of him. Chrisaphina’s father wants to marry her to a Muslim while she imagines herself in love with a stranger who rides by daily. A djinn imbues the story with mystery' (Nalini Haynes, Dark Matters).

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    y separately published work icon Dreaming of Djinn Liz Grzyb (editor), Greenwood : Ticonderoga Publications , 2013 6033039 2013 anthology short story fantasy horror science fiction

    Eighteen new tales of the Arabian Nights blending the modern and the ancient with the strangeness of speculative fiction. You will find magical lamps, thieves, intrepid explorers, noble queens, fishermen, sorcerers, outcast princes, dancers, djinn, assassins and even smart-talking cats, set in exotic Persia, Egypt, Arabia, the Ottoman Empire, as well as modern and even futuristic incarnations of these.

    The non-AustLit authors and their contributions are Marilag Angway ('Shadow Dancer'), Cherith Baldry ('The Green Rose'), Jetse de Vries ('Djinni Djinni Dream Dream'), Barb Siples ('The Sultan's Debt'), and Joshua Gage ('The Dancer of Smoke').

    Greenwood : Ticonderoga Publications , 2013
    pg. 181-198
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