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'Big, bullish Dick Cullen, light sleeper, former rugby star and present expert on water buffalo, is lumbering through his tour of duty with a UN agency in Asia. Totally out of his depth among his small, deft, knowing colleagues, he lurches sweatily from bar to bar across various tropical states of emergency. Only in the Nameless Nightclub does he realise it is just a matter of time before his nightmares become reality . . .'

Source: publisher's blurb (Penguin 2001 ed.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Collins , 1979 .
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      Extent: 244p.p.
      ISBN: 0002222159, 9780002222150
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Fontana , 1981 .
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      Extent: 244p.p.
      ISBN: 0006160182
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Flamingo , 1986 .
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      Extent: 244p.p.
      ISBN: 000654181X, 9780006541813
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Picador , 1988 .
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      Extent: 244p.p.
      ISBN: 0330271075(pbk)
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2001 .
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      Extent: 243p.p.
      ISBN: 0411008008

Other Formats

  • Also braille and sound recording.

Works about this Work

Robert Drewe and the Business of Writing Mark Naglazas , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Indigo , Spring no. 4 2009; (p. 8-15)
In the Service of Complex Truths : The Aims and Art of Robert Drewe's Fiction Michael Ackland , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 50 no. 2005; (p. 26-41)
A discussion of Robert Drewe's repeated questioning in his writings of notions of 'truth'.
Drewe's Wild Net Michael McGirr , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 238 2002; (p. 45-46)

— Review of A Cry in the Jungle Bar Robert Drewe , 1979 single work novel ; The Savage Crows Robert Drewe , 1976 single work novel ; The Drowner Robert Drewe , 1996 single work novel ; The Shark Net : Memories and Murder Robert Drewe , 2000 single work autobiography
The Scheherezade Motif in Recent Australian Fiction Set in China and Southeast Asia David Brooks , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: Interactions : Essays on the Literature and Culture of the Asia-Pacific Region 2000; (p. 75-85)
Perspectives of Contemporary Australian Literature on Culture-Clash Between Australian and the Asia/Pacific Region David A. Myers , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian Literature Today 1993; (p. 9-39)
The Year of Writing Skilfully Laurie Clancy , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , July no. 80 1980; (p. 51-54)

— Review of An Imaginary Life : A Novel David Malouf , 1978 single work novel ; Passenger Thomas Keneally , 1979 single work novel ; The Year of Living Dangerously Christopher Koch , 1978 single work novel ; A Cry in the Jungle Bar Robert Drewe , 1979 single work novel ; 1915 : A Novel Roger McDonald , 1979 single work novel
A Far Cry from Conrad Bruce Beresford , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , December vol. 23 no. 12 1979; (p. 69-70)

— Review of A Cry in the Jungle Bar Robert Drewe , 1979 single work novel
[Review] A Cry in the Jungle Bar T. Bowden , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: National Times , 18 August 1979; (p. 51)

— Review of A Cry in the Jungle Bar Robert Drewe , 1979 single work novel
Aussie Still in Search of Self Lynne Strahan , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: Helix , [Supplement to issue 9/10] 1981; 1980; (p. 28-35)

— Review of A Cry in the Jungle Bar Robert Drewe , 1979 single work novel
[Review] A Cry in the Jungle Bar Marilyn Anthony , 1980 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , March vol. 25 no. 1 1980; (p. 110-112)

— Review of A Cry in the Jungle Bar Robert Drewe , 1979 single work novel
In the Service of Complex Truths : The Aims and Art of Robert Drewe's Fiction Michael Ackland , 2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 50 no. 2005; (p. 26-41)
A discussion of Robert Drewe's repeated questioning in his writings of notions of 'truth'.
Robert Drewe and the Business of Writing Mark Naglazas , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Indigo , Spring no. 4 2009; (p. 8-15)
y separately published work icon Australian Fiction, Aussies in Asia : 1978-1981 D. K. McKerral , Canberra : 1987 Z1845579 1987 single work thesis
Literature and Journalism : The Fiction of Robert Drewe Bruce Bennett , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Ariel , July vol. 20 no. 3 1989; (p. 3-16) An Australian Compass : Essays on Place and Direction in Australian Literature 1991; (p. 52-64)
"Visionary Monsters" versus "Contained Accounts": Self Contradiction in Australian Fiction Since 1960 D. R. Burns , 1993 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , June vol. 53 no. 2 1993; (p. 146-153)
Last amended 5 Dec 2017 13:59:21
Subjects:
  • Asia,
  • c
    Bangladesh,
    c
    South Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • c
    Nepal,
    c
    South Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • c
    Pakistan,
    c
    South Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • c
    Philippines,
    c
    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
Settings:
  • Asia,
  • c
    Bangladesh,
    c
    South Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • c
    Nepal,
    c
    South Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • c
    Pakistan,
    c
    South Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • c
    Philippines,
    c
    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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