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Issue Details: First known date: 1987... 1987 Death in Brunswick
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'Down on his luck and hard up for cash, Carl works in the kitchen of a seedy rock 'n' roll joint in ethnically diverse Brunswick. The bouncers and bosses terrify him, he's desperately in love with a much younger Greek waitress, and to make matters worse his mother has come to stay with him. Then a dead body turns up.'

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Adaptations

form y separately published work icon Death in Brunswick Nothing to Lose John Ruane , ( dir. John Ruane ) Australia : Meridian Films , 1991 Z1309906 1991 single work film/TV humour A black comedy set in an inner Melbourne suburb. Carl Fitzgerald, apparently from a well-to-do background and with a failed marriage behind him, is living in a cheap house, unable to pay the rent. He gets a job in the cockroach-infested kitchen of a Greek entrepreneur's nightclub. Carl's assistant is a drug-dealing Turkish man called Mustafa. Carl quickly becomes involved with a voluptuous waitress, but his problems escalate when he accidentally kills Mustafa. (Source: Australian Film Radio and Television School, library catalogue)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Richmond, East Melbourne - Richmond area, Melbourne, Victoria,: Heinemann , 1987 .
      Extent: 170p.
      Note/s:
      • Dedication: To Sara and Sarah and Teresa.
      ISBN: 0855611057
    • Port Melbourne, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Mandarin , 1991 .
      Extent: 170p.
      ISBN: 1863301127
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2012 .
      image of person or book cover 7629617323002103940.jpg
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: xii, 204p.p.
      Note/s:
      ISBN: 9781922079800
      Series: y separately published work icon Text Classics Text Publishing (publisher), Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2012- Z1851461 2012 series - publisher novel 'Great books by great Australian storytellers.' (Text website.)

Works about this Work

y separately published work icon Adaptations : A Guide to Adapting Literature to Film Denise Faithfull , Brian Hannant , Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2007 Z1361797 2007 single work criticism Adaptations discusses approaches to adaptations of various forms of literature using a range of Australian texts and films as examples.
Cemetery Job Inspired this Grave Movie Stuart Diwell , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Saturday Mercury , 8 June 1991; (p. 20)
The Latest in Paperbacks Graham Clark , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 13 July 1991; (p. wkd 6)

— Review of Death in Brunswick Boyd Oxlade , 1987 single work novel
Fear with a Smile as Carl Cooks Up a Recipe for Trouble Penelope Nelson , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 15-16 June 1991; (p. rev 7)

— Review of Death in Brunswick Boyd Oxlade , 1987 single work novel
Novel Gives More Squalor for Your Dollar Steven Conte , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 1 June 1991; (p. B6)

— Review of Death in Brunswick Boyd Oxlade , 1987 single work novel
Excellent in Nearly All Parts Katharine England , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 11 July 1987; (p. 39)

— Review of Blue Angels Ian Moffitt , 1987 single work novel ; Death in Brunswick Boyd Oxlade , 1987 single work novel
Down and Out and Buried in Brunswick Jack Hibberd , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 20 June 1987;

— Review of Death in Brunswick Boyd Oxlade , 1987 single work novel
Novel Gives More Squalor for Your Dollar Steven Conte , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 1 June 1991; (p. B6)

— Review of Death in Brunswick Boyd Oxlade , 1987 single work novel
Fear with a Smile as Carl Cooks Up a Recipe for Trouble Penelope Nelson , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 15-16 June 1991; (p. rev 7)

— Review of Death in Brunswick Boyd Oxlade , 1987 single work novel
The Latest in Paperbacks Graham Clark , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 13 July 1991; (p. wkd 6)

— Review of Death in Brunswick Boyd Oxlade , 1987 single work novel
y separately published work icon Adaptations : A Guide to Adapting Literature to Film Denise Faithfull , Brian Hannant , Strawberry Hills : Currency Press , 2007 Z1361797 2007 single work criticism Adaptations discusses approaches to adaptations of various forms of literature using a range of Australian texts and films as examples.
Cemetery Job Inspired this Grave Movie Stuart Diwell , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Saturday Mercury , 8 June 1991; (p. 20)
Shelf Life [5 December 1987] Rod Usher , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 5 December 1987; (p. 17)
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