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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Metro Winds
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'When her parents are divorcing, a young girl is sent from her native Australia to an unnamed city in Europe to live with an aunt. The girl is strange and withdrawn. Even her own mother does not understand her. Less, so, the plump frowsy aunt she is sent to. The girl has dreams of a tunnel and something white which lives in it. On a day out with her aunt, she is unexpectedly on her own and must make her way home on the subway. Her dreams and her purpose in life come to fruition in this dark, moody, tale.'

Source: SFRevu (http://www.sfrevu.com/php/Review-id.php?id=14272). (Sighted: 18/2/2014)

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Metro Winds Isobelle Carmody , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2012 Z1857893 2012 selected work short story young adult fantasy 'A girl is sent across the world to discover her destiny in the dark tunnels of the Metro. Another seeks a lost sister in a park where winter lasts forever. A young man fulfils a dying wish. A mother works magic to summon a true princess for her son. A man seeks an ending to his story. An old man goes in search of his shadow. This is a world of desire and transformation, the real and the not real, from the queen of modern fantasy.' (Publisher's blurb)
    Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2012
    pg. 1-44
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Exotic Gothic 4 : A Postscripts Anthology no. 28-29 July 2012 Z1916877 2012 anthology horror

    The fourth release in the Exotic Gothic series (and the first to be published by PS Publishing), this edition contains stories by 25 authors from nine countries - Australia, Canada, England, Fiji, Italy, Malaysia, Russia, USA, and Wales. Three of these authors are also members of indigenous nations, tribes or peoples (Abenaki, Métis, and Ojibway). None of the stories have been previously published.

    2012
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