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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 Terra Nullius
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'In the near future Australia is about to experience colonisation once more. What have we learned from our past? A daring debut novel from the winner of the 2016 black&write! writing fellowship.

''Jacky was running. There was no thought in his head, only an intense drive to run. There was no sense he was getting anywhere, no plan, no destination, no future. All he had was a sense of what was behind, what he was running from. Jacky was running.'

'The Natives of the Colony are restless. The Settlers are eager to have a nation of peace, and to bring the savages into line. Families are torn apart, reeducation is enforced. This rich land will provide for all.

'This is not Australia as we know it. This is not the Australia of our history. This TERRA NULLIUS is something new, but all too familiar.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • For Lily

    Always

  • Other formats: Also dyslexic edition

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Hachette Australia , 2017 .
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      Extent: 304p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 29 August 2017.
      ISBN: 9780733638312, 9780733638329

Works about this Work

Provocative, Political, Speculative : Your Guide to the 2018 Stella Shortlist Camilla Nelson , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: The Conversation , 11 April 2018;

'Six years ago, The Stella Prize burst onto the Australian literary scene with an air of urgency. The A$50,000 award was the progeny of the Stella Count – a campaign highlighting the under-representation of women authors in book reviews and awards lists. In the years since, the prize has challenged the gendered ways in which we think about “significance” and “seriousness” in literature.' (Introduction)

Claire G. Coleman on Terra Nullius 2018 single work interview
— Appears in: The Stella Interviews 2018;

'Claire G. Coleman is shortlisted for the 2018 Stella Prize for her speculative fiction novel Terra Nullius. In this special Stella interview, Claire shares some thoughts about the process of writing and how the novel came to be.' (Introduction)

[Review] Terra Nullius Robert Goodman , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis , no. 105 2017;

— Review of Terra Nullius Claire G. Coleman , 2017 single work novel
Unearthing Hidden Histories : An Interview with Claire G. Coleman Samuel Elliott (interviewer), 2017 single work interview
— Appears in: Verity La , December 2017;
Unfathomably Larger Catherine Noske , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December no. 397 2017; (p. 60)

— Review of Terra Nullius Claire G. Coleman , 2017 single work novel

'It is hard to review a novel when you don’t want to discuss two-thirds of it – not because it is not worth discussing, but because doing so risks undermining the genius of the novel’s structure. The blurb of Claire G. Coleman’s début makes clear that the novel is ‘not [about] the Australia of our history’, but for the first third of the novel, this is not readily apparent.' (Introduction)

Unfathomably Larger Catherine Noske , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December no. 397 2017; (p. 60)

— Review of Terra Nullius Claire G. Coleman , 2017 single work novel

'It is hard to review a novel when you don’t want to discuss two-thirds of it – not because it is not worth discussing, but because doing so risks undermining the genius of the novel’s structure. The blurb of Claire G. Coleman’s début makes clear that the novel is ‘not [about] the Australia of our history’, but for the first third of the novel, this is not readily apparent.' (Introduction)

[Review] Terra Nullius Robert Goodman , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Aurealis , no. 105 2017;

— Review of Terra Nullius Claire G. Coleman , 2017 single work novel
Terra Nullius First Book for Coleman 2017 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 23 August no. 658 2017; (p. 43)

'black&write! fellow Claire Coleman has released her first book Terra Nullius this month.' (Introduction)

Unearthing Hidden Histories : An Interview with Claire G. Coleman Samuel Elliott (interviewer), 2017 single work interview
— Appears in: Verity La , December 2017;
Claire G. Coleman on Terra Nullius 2018 single work interview
— Appears in: The Stella Interviews 2018;

'Claire G. Coleman is shortlisted for the 2018 Stella Prize for her speculative fiction novel Terra Nullius. In this special Stella interview, Claire shares some thoughts about the process of writing and how the novel came to be.' (Introduction)

Provocative, Political, Speculative : Your Guide to the 2018 Stella Shortlist Camilla Nelson , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: The Conversation , 11 April 2018;

'Six years ago, The Stella Prize burst onto the Australian literary scene with an air of urgency. The A$50,000 award was the progeny of the Stella Count – a campaign highlighting the under-representation of women authors in book reviews and awards lists. In the years since, the prize has challenged the gendered ways in which we think about “significance” and “seriousness” in literature.' (Introduction)

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