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Issue Details: First known date: 1996... 1996 The Wolfman's Sister
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'His father had an unmistakable preference for his sister ... when he was still very small... his sister had seduced him into sexual practices ... As a child she was boyish and unmanageable, but she then entered upon a brilliant intellectual development. . . In her early twenties . . . she poisoned herself [by drinking mercury] and died far away from home.'

'Anna heard him snuffling. She knew he was standing by the foot of the bed. The walls drew in close. Sergei was asleep in his cot by the open window. This was the moment when the day gave itself up to the night.'  (Introduction)

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Meanjin Australia Queer vol. 55 no. 1 1996 Z642768 1996 periodical issue 1996 pg. 41-46
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Meanjin A-Z : Fiction 1980 to Now Jonathan Green (editor), Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 2018 13957310 2018 anthology short story

    'Think of an Australian writer and chances are that at some time or another they’ve had short fiction published in Meanjin.
    'For the first time a treasure trove of this writing leaps from the pages of Meanjin into a book of fine fiction.
    'You’ll read Tim Winton, David Malouf and recent work by Jennifer Mills. In between you’ll find John Kinsella, Eliot Perlman, Elizabeth Jolley, Nicholas Jose, Bruce Pascoe, Melissa Lucashenko, A.S. Patric and many more. '  (Publication summary)

    Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 2018
    pg. 35-42
Last amended 12 Jun 2018 10:39:42
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