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Issue Details: First known date: 1994... 1994 Collected Stories
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Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 1994 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Do You Love Me?, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 1-10)
The Last Days of a Famous Mime, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 11-14)
Kristu-Du, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 15-37)
Crabs, Peter Carey , single work short story satire science fiction

'Crabs is very neat in everything he does. His movements are almost fussy, but he has so much fight in his delicate frame that they're not fussy at all. Lately he has been eating. When Frank eats one steak, Crab eats two. When Frank has a pint of mil, Crabs drinks two. He spends a lot of time lying on his bed, groaning, because of the food. But he's building up. At night he runs five miles to Clayton. He always means to run back, but he always ends up on the train, hot and sweating and sticking to the seat. His aim is to increase his weight and get a job driving for Allied Panel and Towing. Already he has his licence but he's too small, not tough enough to beat off the competition at a crash scene.' (Introduction)

(p. 38-50)
Life and Death in the South Side Pavilion, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 51-55)
Room No.5 (Escribo), Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 56-65)
Happy Story, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 66-68)
A Million Dollar's Worth of Amphetamines, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 69-83)
Peeling, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 84-93)
A Windmill in the West, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 94-104)
Concerning the Greek Tyrant, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 105-116)
Withdrawal, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 117-136)
Report on the Shadow Industry, Peter Carey , single work short story science fiction (p. 137-139)
Joe, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 140-144)
The Puzzling Nature of Blue, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 145-165)
Conversations with Unicorns, Peter Carey , single work short story science fiction (p. 166-170)
American Dreams, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 171-181)
The Fat Man in History, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 182-205)
The Uses of Williamson Wood, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 206-217)
Exotic Pleasures, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 218-238)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Faber ,
      1995 .
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      Extent: 353p.
      ISBN: 0571175856
    • Toronto, Ontario,
      c
      Canada,
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Vintage Canada ,
      1999 .
      image of person or book cover 3115624471703779118.jpg
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      Extent: 353p.
      ISBN: 0679309802
    • St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 2001 .
      image of person or book cover 8116248468911031678.jpg
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      Extent: 349p.
      Note/s:
      • Contents as for 1994 edition although pagination varies.
      ISBN: 0702232548
    • Milsons Point, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Vintage Australia , 2005 .
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      Extent: 454p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date : October 2005
      ISBN: 9781741661118
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2015 .
      Extent: 464p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 22nd April 2015
      ISBN: 9780143571254

Other Formats

  • Also braille and sound recording.

Works about this Work

[Review] Jack Maggs Melissa Bellanta , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , April no. 14 2003;

— Review of Jack Maggs Peter Carey , 1997 single work novel ; The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith Peter Carey , 1994 single work novel ; Oscar and Lucinda Peter Carey , 1988 single work novel ; Illywhacker Peter Carey , 1985 single work novel ; The Tax Inspector Peter Carey , 1991 single work novel ; Collected Stories Peter Carey , 1994 selected work short story
Untitled Carolyn Bliss , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: World Literature Today , Summer vol. 70 no. 3 1996; (p. 757)

— Review of Collected Stories Peter Carey , 1994 selected work short story
Artist from a Distant Planet Lorna Sage , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 18 August no. 4820 1995; (p. 19)

— Review of Collected Stories Peter Carey , 1994 selected work short story
[Review] Jack Maggs Melissa Bellanta , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , April no. 14 2003;

— Review of Jack Maggs Peter Carey , 1997 single work novel ; The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith Peter Carey , 1994 single work novel ; Oscar and Lucinda Peter Carey , 1988 single work novel ; Illywhacker Peter Carey , 1985 single work novel ; The Tax Inspector Peter Carey , 1991 single work novel ; Collected Stories Peter Carey , 1994 selected work short story
Artist from a Distant Planet Lorna Sage , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 18 August no. 4820 1995; (p. 19)

— Review of Collected Stories Peter Carey , 1994 selected work short story
Untitled Carolyn Bliss , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: World Literature Today , Summer vol. 70 no. 3 1996; (p. 757)

— Review of Collected Stories Peter Carey , 1994 selected work short story
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