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Issue Details: First known date: 1906... 1906 The Gaiety of Fatma : A Novel
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E. Morris Miller's Australian Literature from its Beginnings to 1935 (1940): 688 comments: 'The novel, The Gaiety of Fatma, 1906, almost belies its title. Fatma, the fascinating Franco-Arab girl is first shown in a charming dancing scene on the shore of a small Algerian seaport; she appeals for funds to provide comforts for the sick poor in the hinterland. She tends an invalid Scottish baron who marries her just prior to his passing. Fatma proceeds to England and Scotland, and takes London by storm. On the death of her devoted friend, she goes back to Algeria and continues her charitable work.'

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  • Dedication: 'To my two dearest: W. D., who cheered and encouraged; and little C. H. D. D., who baffled and hindered - each with every art at his command.'

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The Australian Novel Alfred George Stephens , 1906 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 6 December vol. 27 no. 1399 1906; (p. 2)
The Australian Novel Alfred George Stephens , 1906 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 6 December vol. 27 no. 1399 1906; (p. 2)
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    Algeria,
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    North Africa, Africa,
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    Western Europe, Europe,
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    Scotland,
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    United Kingdom (UK),
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    Western Europe, Europe,
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