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A collection of 16 stories in which murder, possession and the supernatural are common themes.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,:Penguin , 1995 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Martin Falvey, Thomas Shapcott , single work short story humour (p. 5-15)
Jade Elm, Jack Wodhams , single work short story science fiction (p. 17-46)
Poor Reception, Garry Disher , single work short story young adult horror
'A young Melbourne driver picks up a girl hitch-hiker en route to Cairns. When she is later murdered in Cairns her ghost leads him back to the murder scene, but only for a horrible twist of fate to occur' (Colin Steele, SF Commentary No 77, p.55).

(p. 47-62)
Hurley's Life of Samuel Johnson, Morris Lurie , single work short story (p. 63-71)
Roger, Richard Lunn , single work short story (p. 73-88)
Back of Beyond, Cherry Wilder , single work short story (p. 89-108)
The Arrows, Dorothy Porter , single work short story horror
'The discovery of old Indian arrowheads allows the past to gain possession of a group of college students' (Colin Steele, SF Commentary No 77, p.56).
(p. 109-115)
The Fossil Evidence Re-Run, Michael Wilding , single work short story (p. 117-120)
Holding Hands, James McQueen , single work short story (p. 121-131)
The Cat, Nancy Cato , single work short story (p. 133-144)
Old Wood, Steven Paulsen , single work short story (p. 145-160)
Peeking, Robert Hood , single work short story (p. 161-174)
The Seas of Castle Hill Road, Rick Kennett , single work short story fantasy

'While staying with his friend Sonja Vanhoeven in Queensland, Ernie hears the sound of the sea surging through the windows of her house at night, despite being 40 kilometres from the coast.'

Source: Author's website. (Sighted: 16/6/2014)

(p. 175-197)
A Telephone Call for Genevieve Snow, Carmel Bird , single work short story horror
A primary school teacher is stalked by 'the Wolfman.'
(p. 199-204)
Skin Holes, Kaaron Warren , single work short story horror (p. 205-214)
The Lady with the Ermine, Lucy Sussex , single work short story (p. 215-233)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1995 .
      person or book cover
      Source: www.amazon.com
      Extent: 235p.
      ISBN: 0140248056

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. 24-25)

— Review of Strange Fruit : Tales of the Unexpected 1995 anthology short story
Untitled Fran Knight , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 10 no. 1 1996; (p. 40)

— Review of Strange Fruit : Tales of the Unexpected 1995 anthology short story
Peel Me a Grape Kerry Greenwood , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , vol. 54 no. 4 1995; (p. 672-676)

— Review of She's Fantastical : The First Anthology of Australian Women’s Speculative Fiction, Magical Realism And Fantasy 1995 anthology short story poetry extract ; The Oxford Book of Australian Ghost Stories 1994 anthology short story ; Strange Fruit : Tales of the Unexpected 1995 anthology short story
Before the Plunder Terry Dowling , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 16-17 September 1995; (p. rev 8)

— Review of Axiomatic Greg Egan , 1995 selected work short story ; Strange Fruit : Tales of the Unexpected 1995 anthology short story
You are Now Entering... Philippa Hawker , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 173 1995; (p. 56)

— Review of Strange Fruit : Tales of the Unexpected 1995 anthology short story
Scanners Bruce Gillespie , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , August no. 80A 2010; (p. 24-25)

— Review of Strange Fruit : Tales of the Unexpected 1995 anthology short story
Untitled Fran Knight , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 10 no. 1 1996; (p. 40)

— Review of Strange Fruit : Tales of the Unexpected 1995 anthology short story
Paperbacks Philippa Hawker , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 9 September 1995; (p. 8)

— Review of The Hotel Albatross Debra Adelaide , 1995 single work novel ; Dad and Dave : On Our Selection George Whaley , 1995 single work film/TV ; Strange Fruit : Tales of the Unexpected 1995 anthology short story
You are Now Entering... Philippa Hawker , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 173 1995; (p. 56)

— Review of Strange Fruit : Tales of the Unexpected 1995 anthology short story
Before the Plunder Terry Dowling , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 16-17 September 1995; (p. rev 8)

— Review of Axiomatic Greg Egan , 1995 selected work short story ; Strange Fruit : Tales of the Unexpected 1995 anthology short story
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