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Issue Details: First known date: 1966... 1966 The Language of Flowers
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'[I]n "The Language of Flowers" a mundane small-town bank manager's love of orchids not only brings about his death but also an ironic revenge on his vitriolic wife.'

Source: 'Bad Things Happening to Good People', Canberra Times, 30 May 1992, p.29.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Modern Australian Writing Geoffrey Dutton (editor), London : Collins , 1966 Z403049 1966 anthology poetry short story London : Collins , 1966 pg. 164-181
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    y separately published work icon Splinters Alex Hamilton (editor), London : Hutchinson , 1968 16052495 1968 anthology short story London : Hutchinson , 1968 pg. 38-57
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    y separately published work icon Splinters Alex Hamilton (editor), London : Hutchinson , 1968 16052495 1968 anthology short story New York (City) : Berkley Publishing Corporation , 1971 pg. 30-44
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    y separately published work icon A Twist in the Tale : Three Novellas Hugh Atkinson , Ringwood : Penguin , 1991 Z367869 1991 selected work novella young adult satire Ringwood : Penguin , 1991 pg. 127-256
Alternative title: L'amante végétale
Language: French
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    y separately published work icon Histoires Macabres France : Fiction Special , 1969 16052698 1969 anthology short story France : Fiction Special , 1969 pg. 7-24
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