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The Cameleer's Wife single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1949... 1949 The Cameleer's Wife
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Bulletin vol. 70 no. 3645 21 December 1949 Z609597 1949 periodical issue 1949 pg. 18-19
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Little Ghosts Ethel Anderson , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1959 Z307914 1959 selected work short story prose 'This collection of Ethel Anderson's Indian stories calls back to life a world that has passed away. Against the richly coloured background of Indian life, ranging in time from the sixteenth century to the last days of British rule, rajahs and camel-drivers, white nabobs and exquisite princesses, gipsies [sic], and English gentlewomen play out their comedies and tragedies. There are scenes so strange and bizarre that they would be incredible of their vividness did not carry its own conviction, and others that live in the memory by their intense and haunting beauty; there are tales of cruelty and passion and of charming light-heartedness. The brilliance of Ethel Anderson's style, with its distinctive blending of wit and poetry, makes her the perfect chronicler of this fascinating world.' (Source: 1959 Angus and Robertson edition) Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1959 pg. 29-41
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