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Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 The Reasons I Won't Be Coming
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Picador , 1999 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Your Niece's Speech Night, Elliot Perlman , single work short story (p. 1-31)
Good Morning, Again, Elliot Perlman , single work short story
'This is the morning after the night before.

Here come the regrets, the embarrassment, the chivalry and the longing. Unfortunately she could have been nearly anyone. But she can never be you. '


(p. 33-39)
In the Time of the Dinosaur, Elliot Perlman , single work short story (p. 41-51)
The Reasons I Won't Be Coming, Elliot Perlman , single work short story (p. 53-63)
Manslaughter, Elliot Perlman , single work short story (p. 65-120)
The Hong Kong Fir Doctrine, Elliot Perlman , single work short story (p. 121-136)
I Was Only in a Childish Way Connected to the Establised Order, Elliot Perlman , single work short story (p. 137-178)
Spitalnic's Last Year, Elliot Perlman , single work short story (p. 179-211)
Moscow, Elliot Perlman , single work short story (p. 213-263)
A Tale in Two Cities, Elliot Perlman , sequence short story (p. 213-314)
Melbourne, Elliot Perlman , single work short story (p. 264-314)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Faber ,
      1999 .
      Extent: 224p.
      Edition info: Reprint ed.
      ISBN: 0571196993
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Riverhead Books ,
      2005 .
      Extent: 277p.
      Edition info: 1st Riverhead Books ed.
      ISBN: 1573223212 (acid-free paper)

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.

Works about this Work

Multiple Personalities Daniel Soar , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 8 January vol. 111 no. 2 2006; (p. 21)

— Review of The Reasons I Won't Be Coming Elliot Perlman , 1999 selected work short story
Shelf Life Jason Steger , 2000 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 28 October 2000; (p. 8)
Male Crises Dianne Currier , 2000 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 160 2000; (p. 101-103)

— Review of Lungfish Stephen Gray , 1999 single work novel ; The Reasons I Won't Be Coming Elliot Perlman , 1999 selected work short story ; Collected Stories Victor Kelleher , 1999 selected work short story novel
Hollow Men A. P. Riemer , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 216 1999; (p. 29-30)

— Review of The Reasons I Won't Be Coming Elliot Perlman , 1999 selected work short story
Dancing Engagement Brian Matthews , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4-5 September 1999; (p. 14)

— Review of The Reasons I Won't Be Coming Elliot Perlman , 1999 selected work short story
Multiple Personalities Daniel Soar , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 8 January vol. 111 no. 2 2006; (p. 21)

— Review of The Reasons I Won't Be Coming Elliot Perlman , 1999 selected work short story
Cheated, Not Defeated Selina Samuels , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 3 August vol. 117 no. 6185 1999; (p. 106)

— Review of The Reasons I Won't Be Coming Elliot Perlman , 1999 selected work short story
Bittersweet Stories Mark Thomas , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 7 August 1999; (p. 23)

— Review of The Reasons I Won't Be Coming Elliot Perlman , 1999 selected work short story ; A Close Run Thing David Treweek , 1999 single work novel
Dancing Engagement Brian Matthews , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4-5 September 1999; (p. 14)

— Review of The Reasons I Won't Be Coming Elliot Perlman , 1999 selected work short story
Hollow Men A. P. Riemer , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November no. 216 1999; (p. 29-30)

— Review of The Reasons I Won't Be Coming Elliot Perlman , 1999 selected work short story
Shelf Life Jason Steger , 2000 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 28 October 2000; (p. 8)
Too Much Care for Cool Jan Meredith , 1999 single work column biography
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 28 August 1999; (p. 9)

Awards

2000 joint winner Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Arts Queensland Steele Rudd Australian Short Story Award This award was known as the Steele Rudd Australian Short Story Award from 1988-2007.
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