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Issue Details: First known date: 1989... 1989 The Quiet Redemption of Andy the House
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  • Epigraph: Now all known desires - even unknown ones - I had / Stand stript before me with their names writ under. / And will this make me really sane, I wonder, / Or only more intelligently mad? - Ernest G. Moll

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  • Appears in:
    y Australian Short Stories no. 26 1989 Z656604 1989 periodical issue 1989 pg. 78-96
  • Appears in:
    y Alien Shores : An Anthology of Australian Science Fiction Peter McNamara (editor), Margaret Winch (editor), North Adelaide : Aphelion Publications , 1994 Z296377 1994 anthology short story science fiction satire Comprising only seven reprints, the new stories are from SF luminaries such as George Turner, Lucy Sussex and Sean McMullen. 'Several of the stories have an almost 1950s golden age tinge to them - for example, George Turner's first-contact story 'Flowering Mandrake,' in which humanity and aliens find they have little in common. In 'The Miocene Arrow Sean McMullen continues his stories in which prehistoric cetaceans take revenge on humanity. In 'Kay and Phil,' Lucy Sussex produces a wonderful vignette of Philip K. Dick in 1961 and the imaginary influences on his cult novel The Man in the High Castle... Fascinating is [Damien Broderick's] short introduction [to 'The Magi'], which tells of his meeting with a prostitute who loves science fiction at a seminar at the Humanities Research Centre at ANU (Colin Steele, SF Commentary No 77, p.53).

    North Adelaide : Aphelion Publications , 1994
    pg. 345-367
  • Appears in:
    y An Intimate Knowledge of the Night Terry Dowling , North Adelaide : Aphelion Publications , 1995 Z350550 1995 selected work horror

    'When an author sits down to write the linking pieces for the stories in his new book, planning to do it by the hours of the night observed by medieval scholars, he is interrupted by phonecalls from his eccentric yet harmless friend, Raymond, a former mental patient with whom he shares some curious notions about the perceived world. At first casual and interested, even helpful, these calls soon become increasingly tense and strange, until the author realizes that what started out as an innocent fun idea - a shared all-night vigil on the autumn Equinox - is actually serving some other vital purpose, becoming by stages part therapy, party incantatory process, part vindication of those very theories which will change forever the way he sees the world.' (Source: bookseller's website.)

    North Adelaide : Aphelion Publications , 1995
    pg. 188-214
  • Appears in:
    y Antique Futures : The Best of Terry Dowling Terry Dowling , Nedlands : MP Books , 1999 Z117871 1999 selected work short story science fiction horror romance fantasy Nedlands : MP Books , 1999 pg. 257-280
  • Appears in:
    y Basic Black : Tales of Appropriate Fear Terry Dowling , Robert Morrish (editor), Baltimore : Cemetery Dance Publications , 2006 Z1358279 2006 selected work short story horror Baltimore : Cemetery Dance Publications , 2006 pg. 193-212
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