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Issue Details: First known date: 1997... 1997 The Service of Clouds
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The Blue Mountains of Australia. Eureka Jones, a young pharmacist's assistant with 'historical eyes', falls in love with Harry Kitchings, a man who comes to town from some vague elsewhere to photograph clouds and the shadows they cast upon the land.

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Picador , 1997 .
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      Extent: 322p.
      Reprinted: 1997 Reprinted twice
      Note/s:
      • Dedication: For my mother and father, and Richard Harling.
      ISBN: 0330360272
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Farrar Straus and Giroux ,
      1998 .
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      Extent: 322p.
      Reprinted: 1998
      Note/s:
      • Reprints of 1997 Australian Picador ed.
      ISBN: 0374261059
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Picador ,
      1999 .
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      Note/s:
      • Reprint of 1997 Australian Picador ed.
      ISBN: 031220969X
Alternative title: Die Liebe zu den Wolken
Language: German
    • Frankfurt am Main,
      c
      Germany,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      S. Fischer ,
      1999 .
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      Extent: 319p.
      ISBN: 3100204085

Works about this Work

Love and Vertigo : The Blue Mountains as Veranda in Australian Women's Writing Elizabeth Hicks , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 25 no. 2 2011; (p. 171-175)
The Blue Mountains have often been used as a backdrop in Australian literature. Elizabeth Hicks looks at several of these texts by Australian women which were written during the fifteen years between 1987 and 2002, a period which loosley corresponds to theat of third-wave feminism.
The Earthed Sacred : Literary Imagination and the Sacred in Contemporary Australian Fiction Bill Ashcroft , Frances Devlin-Glass , Lyn McCredden , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Intimate Horizons : The Post-Colonial Sacred in Australian Literature 2009; (p. 287-318)
The Horizonal Sublime Bill Ashcroft , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 19 no. 2 2005; (p. 141-151)
Discusses 'the ways in which the horizonal sublime, itself a post-colonial transformation of the Romantic view of place, has been transformed in contemporary writing'. (p.151)
First Voice : Delia Falconer Looks Back on the Writing of Her First Book Delia Falconer , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 12 November 2005; (p. 29)
Falconer's Lure Janet Hawley , 2005 single work biography
— Appears in: Good Weekend , 25 June 2005; (p. 35-39)
Cloud is Cloud, or is It? Lisbet De Castro Lopo , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , Spring vol. 58 no. 3 1998; (p. 255-261)

— Review of Swallowing Clouds Lillian Ng , 1997 single work novel ; The Service of Clouds Delia Falconer , 1997 single work novel
Hydro Among the Clouds Leigh Dale , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 18 October 1997; (p. wkd 8)

— Review of The Service of Clouds Delia Falconer , 1997 single work novel
Head in the Clouds Rosie Scott , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 18 October 1997; (p. 13s)

— Review of The Service of Clouds Delia Falconer , 1997 single work novel
Imagery as Abundant, as Ethereal as Clouds Lesley Lebkowicz , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 1 November 1997; (p. 24)

— Review of The Service of Clouds Delia Falconer , 1997 single work novel
First Fictions that Head Home and Away Janet Chimonyo , 1997 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 16 November 1997; (p. 14)

— Review of The Service of Clouds Delia Falconer , 1997 single work novel ; Matilde Waltzing Elise Valmorbida , 1997 single work novel
Falconer's Lure Janet Hawley , 2005 single work biography
— Appears in: Good Weekend , 25 June 2005; (p. 35-39)
First Voice : Delia Falconer Looks Back on the Writing of Her First Book Delia Falconer , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 12 November 2005; (p. 29)
The Horizonal Sublime Bill Ashcroft , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 19 no. 2 2005; (p. 141-151)
Discusses 'the ways in which the horizonal sublime, itself a post-colonial transformation of the Romantic view of place, has been transformed in contemporary writing'. (p.151)
The Earthed Sacred : Literary Imagination and the Sacred in Contemporary Australian Fiction Bill Ashcroft , Frances Devlin-Glass , Lyn McCredden , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Intimate Horizons : The Post-Colonial Sacred in Australian Literature 2009; (p. 287-318)
Love and Vertigo : The Blue Mountains as Veranda in Australian Women's Writing Elizabeth Hicks , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 25 no. 2 2011; (p. 171-175)
The Blue Mountains have often been used as a backdrop in Australian literature. Elizabeth Hicks looks at several of these texts by Australian women which were written during the fifteen years between 1987 and 2002, a period which loosley corresponds to theat of third-wave feminism.
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