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Issue Details: First known date: 1988... 1988 Out of the Line of Fire
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'To an Australian writer visiting Heidelberg, the brilliant young philosophy student Wolfi is a compelling character. From the start, the details of Wolfi's life are curious - from his inquisitorial father and passionate mother to the grandmother who pays for his sexual initiation with a prostitute and to his connections with the outlandish rogue Karl.

'As we are lured by Wolfi's obsession into the mysterious and erotic maze of this novel, we find nothing is as it appears.

'What in fact is fact and what in fiction is fiction?' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Wolfi

Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Text Publishing , 2014 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Where the Truth Lies, Stephen Romei , 2014 single work criticism
'Stephen Romei celebrates the reissue of an Australian novel that interrogates the lines between fiction and reality and writer and reader.'

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1988 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 208p.
      ISBN: 0140110259
    • London,
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      England,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Hamish Hamilton ,
      1989 .
      Extent: 207p.
      ISBN: 0241126312
    • London,
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      England,
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      Sphere ,
      1990 .
      Extent: 207p.
      Note/s:
      • An Abacus book -T.p. verso.
      ISBN: 0349100896
Alternative title: Hors de la Ligne de Feu
Language: French
    • Paris,
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      France,
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      C. Bourgois ,
      1990 .
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      This image has been sourced from online.
      Extent: 301p.
      ISBN: 2267007835

Works about this Work

The Wall, the Gate, the Belcony David Brooks , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Sydney Review of Books , October 2014;

— Review of The Snow Kimono Mark Henshaw , 2014 single work novel ; Out of the Line of Fire Mark Henshaw , 1988 single work novel
Where the Truth Lies Stephen Romei , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: Out of the Line of Fire 2014; The Weekend Australian , 20-21 September 2014; (p. 18-19)
'Stephen Romei celebrates the reissue of an Australian novel that interrogates the lines between fiction and reality and writer and reader.'
Interview : Mark Henshaw Susan Wyndham , 2014 single work interview
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 6-7 September 2014; (p. 30-31) The Canberra Times , 6 September 2014; (p. 19) The Age , 6 September 2014; (p. 24)
'After a dazzling debut, it has taken over 26 years for this writer's second novel to appear. Susan Wyndham finds out why.'
The Power of Two Alan Attwood , 1997 single work biography
— Appears in: The Age , 29 November 1997; (p. 10) The Sydney Morning Herald , 29 November 1997; (p. 13s)
Mark Henshaw's Out of the Line of Fire : Australian Text and European Context Roger Hillman , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: German-Australian Cultural Relations Since 1945 : Proceedings of the Conference Held at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, from September 20-23, 1994 1995; (p. 208-214)
Untitled Margot Luke , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Fremantle Arts Review , September vol. 3 no. 9 1988; (p. 14)

— Review of Out of the Line of Fire Mark Henshaw , 1988 single work novel
Postmodern Game Susan McKernan , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 19 July vol. 110 no. 5628 1988; (p. 141-142)

— Review of Narrenschiff Martin Buzacott , 1988 single work novel ; Out of the Line of Fire Mark Henshaw , 1988 single work novel
Dusk, Sunlight, Fire Martin Flanagan , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , October no. 112 1988; (p. 77-78)

— Review of Voices Peter Cowan , 1988 selected work short story ; Joan Makes History Kate Grenville , 1988 single work novel ; Out of the Line of Fire Mark Henshaw , 1988 single work novel
A First-Timer Hits Literary Bullseye D. J. O'Hearn , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 4 June, 1988; (p. 13)

— Review of Out of the Line of Fire Mark Henshaw , 1988 single work novel
A Kaleidoscope of Creativity and Power Katharine England , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 18 June 1988; (p. 8)

— Review of Out of the Line of Fire Mark Henshaw , 1988 single work novel
y separately published work icon The Construction of Femininity and Female Sexuality in Contemporary Australian Fiction : A Reading of Four Novels Colleen Keane , 1990 Z1053323 1990 single work thesis
Mark Henshaw's Out of the Line of Fire : Australian Text and European Context Roger Hillman , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: German-Australian Cultural Relations Since 1945 : Proceedings of the Conference Held at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, from September 20-23, 1994 1995; (p. 208-214)
The Reader in Contemporary Metafiction : Freedom or Constraint? Wenche Ommundsen , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Aumla , November no. 74 1990; (p. 169-184)
Salvos, Despatches and Fighting Words Barry Oakley , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Australian Magazine , 18-19 March 1989; (p. 6)
Postmodernism's "Lost Objects" : Desire in the Recent Fiction of Murnane, Brooks, Henshaw and Jones Ken Gelder , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Island Magazine , Summer no. 41 1989; (p. 49-53)
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