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y separately published work icon The Widows of Broome single work   novel   crime  
Is part of Bony Arthur W. Upfield , 1929 series - author novel
Issue Details: First known date: 1950... 1950 The Widows of Broome
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Adaptations

form y separately published work icon Boney Picks a Widow Ted Willis , ( dir. Eric Fullilove ) Australia : Fauna Productions , 1972 Z1398713 1972 single work film/TV crime Two widows have been murdered in Broken Bay, a small coastal town. When Inspector Bonaparte is sent to investigate, he sets a trap for the killer, using the widow he believes will be the next victim as bait.

Notes

  • Upfield's German publisher Goldmann sold the pre-publication serial rights for Widows of Broome to the popular German weekly magazine Quick : Illustrierte fur Deutschland for DM11,000 in 1956.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Requiem por las viudas
Language: Spanish
    • Barcelona,
      c
      Spain,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Bruguera ,
      1953 .
      Extent: 217p.

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording, large print.

Works about this Work

Issues of Class and Gender in Australian Crime Fiction : From the 1950s to Today Rachel Franks , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Sold by the Millions : Australia's Bestsellers 2012; (p. 96-111)
In this chapter, Rachel Franks notes ‘‘Australian crime fiction writers imported many types of crime fiction from Britain, including the gothic mystery and the Newgate novel, and from America, including the locked room mystery and the spy story.’ She observes how Australian crime fiction has changed along with the ‘societies that produce it.’ She concludes that for Australian crime fiction to be attractive to mass market and an assured popularity, Australian crime fiction writers must respond ‘to the changing demands of their readers,’ and ‘continue to develop the genre with increasingly sophisticated stories about murderers and those who bring them to justice.’ (Editor’s foreword xii)
Reviewed Briefly 1952 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 16 January vol. 73 no. 3753 1952; (p. 2)

— Review of The Widows of Broome Arthur W. Upfield , 1950 single work novel
Crime in Broome 1951 single work review
— Appears in: The Austrovert , no. 4 1951; (p. 4)

— Review of The Widows of Broome Arthur W. Upfield , 1950 single work novel
Crime in Broome 1951 single work review
— Appears in: The Austrovert , no. 4 1951; (p. 4)

— Review of The Widows of Broome Arthur W. Upfield , 1950 single work novel
Reviewed Briefly 1952 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 16 January vol. 73 no. 3753 1952; (p. 2)

— Review of The Widows of Broome Arthur W. Upfield , 1950 single work novel
Issues of Class and Gender in Australian Crime Fiction : From the 1950s to Today Rachel Franks , 2012 single work criticism
— Appears in: Sold by the Millions : Australia's Bestsellers 2012; (p. 96-111)
In this chapter, Rachel Franks notes ‘‘Australian crime fiction writers imported many types of crime fiction from Britain, including the gothic mystery and the Newgate novel, and from America, including the locked room mystery and the spy story.’ She observes how Australian crime fiction has changed along with the ‘societies that produce it.’ She concludes that for Australian crime fiction to be attractive to mass market and an assured popularity, Australian crime fiction writers must respond ‘to the changing demands of their readers,’ and ‘continue to develop the genre with increasingly sophisticated stories about murderers and those who bring them to justice.’ (Editor’s foreword xii)
Last amended 5 Jul 2008 15:46:38
Subjects:
  • Bush,
  • Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,
Settings:
  • Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,
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