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Issue Details: First known date: 1987... 1987 Paper Nautilus
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'In a small town on the Australian coast Penny grows up to marry the boy who has waited for her. Few know the truth about her birth. Her uncle Jack is one, for he shared with her father not only his childhood but also the horror of their wartime experience. Jack and Penny’s special bond is as rare and precious as the beautiful nautilus shell they find washed up on the beach – entwined with its history are the secrets of their past and the tenacious passions of the other people who have had a stake in their lives. Richly evocative of postwar Australian life, Paper Nautilus subtly illuminates the complexities of ordinary people and the surprising powers of the human spirit.'

Source: Author's website.

Notes

  • Several study guides available.
  • Featured by the BIG Book Club, an initiative supported by the Advertiser in partnership with the Government of South Australia, The Australia Council for the Arts, FIVEAA and the state's public libraries to promote a love of reading, discussion and literature, December 2006.
  • Other formats: Also braille, sound recording.
  • Other formats: Also large print.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1987 .
      Extent: 134p.
      Note/s:
      • Dedication: in memory of my mother, Pamela Violet Jose
      ISBN: 0140100199
    • Kent Town, Norwood, Payneham & St Peters area, Adelaide - North / North East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Wakefield Press , 2006 .
      Extent: 157p.
      ISBN: 9781862547339 (pbk.), 1862547335 (pbk.)
Alternative title: 船蛸
Transliterated title: Chu an Xiao
Language: Chinese
    • Taipei,
      c
      Taiwan,
      c
      East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
      :
      Bookman Books Ltd ,
      2002 .
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      Extent: 146p.p.
      ISBN: 9789574452156, 9574452158

Works about this Work

Beachcombing for Beautiful Shells Sean Gallagher , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 21 no. 1 2007; (p. 87-88)

— Review of Paper Nautilus Nicholas Jose , 1987 single work novel
First, the Ending Ian Nichols , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 10 March 2007; (p. 8)

— Review of Paper Nautilus Nicholas Jose , 1987 single work novel
Back in Print Rob Campbell , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , February vol. 86 no. 6 2007; (p. 32)

— Review of Paper Nautilus Nicholas Jose , 1987 single work novel ; The Benefactor's Monkey Christopher Morten , 1995 single work novel
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 9 December 2006; (p. 27)

— Review of Ghosts in the Helmet Trees Rory Steele , 2006 single work novel ; Paper Nautilus Nicholas Jose , 1987 single work novel
Memories of a Classic Samela Harris , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 December 2006; (p. 41)
Best So Far Peter Goldsworthy , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , November no. 44 1987; (p. 26-27)

— Review of Paper Nautilus Nicholas Jose , 1987 single work novel
Fiction Cameron Woodhead , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 9 December 2006; (p. 27)

— Review of Ghosts in the Helmet Trees Rory Steele , 2006 single work novel ; Paper Nautilus Nicholas Jose , 1987 single work novel
Back in Print Rob Campbell , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , February vol. 86 no. 6 2007; (p. 32)

— Review of Paper Nautilus Nicholas Jose , 1987 single work novel ; The Benefactor's Monkey Christopher Morten , 1995 single work novel
First, the Ending Ian Nichols , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 10 March 2007; (p. 8)

— Review of Paper Nautilus Nicholas Jose , 1987 single work novel
Beachcombing for Beautiful Shells Sean Gallagher , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 21 no. 1 2007; (p. 87-88)

— Review of Paper Nautilus Nicholas Jose , 1987 single work novel
Memories of a Classic Samela Harris , 2006 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 2 December 2006; (p. 41)
y separately published work icon Nicholas Jose's 'Paper Nautilus' Joan Maxwell , Glebe : Pascal Press , 1994 Z1612073 1994 single work criticism
y separately published work icon A Text Response Guide to Paper Nautilus by Nicholas Jose Susan Perry , Ballarat : Wizard Books , 1994 Z1612104 1994 single work criticism
Nicholas Jose : 'Travellers Among Mountains and Streams' Lyn Jacobs , 1995 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southwords : Essays on South Australian Writing 1995; (p. 160-177)
Our Social Workers in China Edmund Doodue , 1987 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Age , 15 August 1987; (p. 11)
Last amended 30 Jul 2018 07:42:11
Subjects:
  • Bush,
  • c
    Australia,
    c
  • c
    Indonesia,
    c
    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • Borneo, Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • Coast,
  • Country towns,
  • Urban,
Settings:
  • 1940s
  • 1950s
  • 1960s
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