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Issue Details: First known date: 1957... 1957 Shares in Murder
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Shares in Murder (1957) 'was an anti-"crime novel" in which the denouement is the exposure of the detective rather than of the criminal. Although sometimes clumsy, the story's generic reversal is an effective one. The ironic conclusion together with the novel's social realism can be understood in relation to a critique of imported, mainly American "mass culture", including crime thrillers, which was then widely-shared by communists and liberals, in Overland and Meanjin for example.' (David Carter, 'Introduction', Judah Waten : Fiction, Memoir, Criticism (1998): xxvii).

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Alternative title: Souchastie v ubiistve : roman
Language: Russian

Works about this Work

Social Comment v. Characterisation Axel Kruse , 1958 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , no. 1 1958; (p. 41)

— Review of Shares in Murder Judah Waten , 1957 single work novel
Shares in Murder C.T. , 1958 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 11 1958; (p. 34)

— Review of Shares in Murder Judah Waten , 1957 single work novel
What Price Justice? R. G. Geering , 1958 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 19 no. 2 1958; (p. 114-115)

— Review of Shares in Murder Judah Waten , 1957 single work novel
Fiction Chronicle Vance Palmer , 1958 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 17 no. 4 1958; (p. 432-436)

— Review of A Handful of Pennies Hal Porter , 1958 single work novel ; Though Poppies Grow : A Novel F. B. Vickers , 1958 single work novel ; Shares in Murder Judah Waten , 1957 single work novel ; Outbreak of Love Martin Boyd , 1957 single work novel ; Snowball Gavin Casey , 1958 single work novel
Untitled Sidney J. Baker , 1957 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26 October 1957; (p. 12)

— Review of Shares in Murder Judah Waten , 1957 single work novel
Fiction Chronicle Vance Palmer , 1958 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 17 no. 4 1958; (p. 432-436)

— Review of A Handful of Pennies Hal Porter , 1958 single work novel ; Though Poppies Grow : A Novel F. B. Vickers , 1958 single work novel ; Shares in Murder Judah Waten , 1957 single work novel ; Outbreak of Love Martin Boyd , 1957 single work novel ; Snowball Gavin Casey , 1958 single work novel
Crime Story 1957 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 13 November vol. 78 no. 4057 1957; (p. 2,58)

— Review of Shares in Murder Judah Waten , 1957 single work novel
Untitled Sidney J. Baker , 1957 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 26 October 1957; (p. 12)

— Review of Shares in Murder Judah Waten , 1957 single work novel
What Price Justice? R. G. Geering , 1958 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 19 no. 2 1958; (p. 114-115)

— Review of Shares in Murder Judah Waten , 1957 single work novel
Shares in Murder C.T. , 1958 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 11 1958; (p. 34)

— Review of Shares in Murder Judah Waten , 1957 single work novel
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