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Issue Details: First known date: 1994... 1994 The Patternmaker : Nine Science Fiction Stories
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Norwood, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,:Omnibus Books , 1994 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Patternmaker, Dave Luckett , single work short story science fiction
Advances in technology threaten to make human labour and expertise in a pattern-making business obsolete. The business owner despairs until he discovers that the robots can also produce something unexpected.
(p. 3-17)
Home Free, Michael Pryor , single work short story science fiction humour
Earth has been converted into a gigantic factory where humans work as slaves for the alien Balnibarbie. However a small group of human rebels have plans for a different future.
(p. 29-45)
Steering the Waters, Dirk Strasser , single work short story science fiction
Melbourne is now mostly underwater due to polar ice-melt, and the rich genetically engineer their children to match their ideas of perfection. One such child is the adolescent narrator, however when he falls in love he begins to question notions of perfection and control.
(p. 47-60)
Jinx Ship, Leanne Frahm , single work short story science fiction
The crew fear for their lives when their sentient spaceship begins to malfunction. However Mahon's memory of his own childhood helps him to understand the ship's behaviour.
(p. 61-78)
One Last Zoom at the Buzz Bar, Alison Goodman , single work short story science fiction
Joss is devastated when she is kicked out of the Academy for Neo-Historical Studies. She travels back in time in an attempt to change the past, but what she encounters there almost costs her life.
(p. 79-101)
The Walk, Greg Egan , single work short story science fiction
A hacker attempts to bribe his would-be assassin to spare him. However it is not money or sex that the assassin desires.
(p. 103-120)
Falling, Brian Caswell , single work short story science fiction
As a fifteen year old boy struggles to understand why he keeps being sent back in time to re-live the same day, an alien formulates his plan to take control of humanity.
(p. 121-137)
The Fruit of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil, Sam Sejavka , single work short story science fiction
Set in the future, when humans survive by scavenging metals from landfill. A man and boy discover how to make a citrus tree grow in this desolate wasteland, but their dreams of organic renewal are soon dashed.
(p. 139-163)
Go Down, Moses, Gillian Rubinstein , single work drama

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Scanners Bruce Gillespie , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , August no. 80A 2010; (p. 31-32)

— Review of The Patternmaker : Nine Science Fiction Stories 1994 selected work short story ; The Lottery : Nine Science Fiction Stories 1994 anthology short story
Untitled Helen Merrick , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Science Fiction : A Review of Speculative Literature , vol. 13 no. 1 (Issue 37) 1996; (p. 31-33)

— Review of The Patternmaker : Nine Science Fiction Stories 1994 selected work short story ; The Lottery Lucy Sussex , 1994 single work short story
Untitled Bruce Narbey , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 8 no. 2 1994; (p. 35)

— Review of The Patternmaker : Nine Science Fiction Stories 1994 selected work short story
Untitled Russ Merrin , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 9 no. 5 1994; (p. 33-34)

— Review of The Patternmaker : Nine Science Fiction Stories 1994 selected work short story
Untitled John Foster , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 38 no. 3 1994; (p. 39)

— Review of The Patternmaker : Nine Science Fiction Stories 1994 selected work short story
Untitled John Foster , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 38 no. 3 1994; (p. 39)

— Review of The Patternmaker : Nine Science Fiction Stories 1994 selected work short story
Untitled Helen Merrick , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Science Fiction : A Review of Speculative Literature , vol. 13 no. 1 (Issue 37) 1996; (p. 31-33)

— Review of The Patternmaker : Nine Science Fiction Stories 1994 selected work short story ; The Lottery Lucy Sussex , 1994 single work short story
Untitled Russ Merrin , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 9 no. 5 1994; (p. 33-34)

— Review of The Patternmaker : Nine Science Fiction Stories 1994 selected work short story
Scanners Bruce Gillespie , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , August no. 80A 2010; (p. 31-32)

— Review of The Patternmaker : Nine Science Fiction Stories 1994 selected work short story ; The Lottery : Nine Science Fiction Stories 1994 anthology short story
Untitled Bruce Narbey , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 8 no. 2 1994; (p. 35)

— Review of The Patternmaker : Nine Science Fiction Stories 1994 selected work short story
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