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Issue Details: First known date: 1977... 1977 The Most Beautiful Lies : A Collection of Stories by Five Major Contemporary Fiction Writers: Bail, Carey, Lurie, Moorhouse and Wilding
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Angus and Robertson , 1977 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Drover's Wife, Murray Bail , single work short story (p. 5-10)
Zoellner's Definition, Murray Bail , single work short story (p. 11-18)
Ore, Murray Bail , single work short story (p. 19-26)
Portrait of Electricity, Murray Bail , single work short story humour (p. 27-38)
A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I,J,K,L,M,N,O,P,Q,R,S,T,U,V,W,X,Y,Z, Murray Bail , single work short story (p. 39-46)
Crabs, Peter Carey , single work short story satire science fiction

'Crabs is very neat in everything he does. His movements are almost fussy, but he has so much fight in his delicate frame that they're not fussy at all. Lately he has been eating. When Frank eats one steak, Crab eats two. When Frank has a pint of mil, Crabs drinks two. He spends a lot of time lying on his bed, groaning, because of the food. But he's building up. At night he runs five miles to Clayton. He always means to run back, but he always ends up on the train, hot and sweating and sticking to the seat. His aim is to increase his weight and get a job driving for Allied Panel and Towing. Already he has his licence but he's too small, not tough enough to beat off the competition at a crash scene.' (Introduction)

(p. 51-64)
American Dreams, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 65-76)
Peeling, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 77-87)
Do You Love Me?, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 88-98)
The Rose, Peter Carey , single work short story (p. 99-100)
A King of the Road, Morris Lurie , single work short story (p. 105-112)
A Beacon in the Night, Morris Lurie , single work short story (p. 113-119)
The Larder, Morris Lurie , single work short story (p. 120-124)
French Toothpaste, Morris Lurie , single work short story (p. 125-131)
A Scholar of Ancient Battlements, Morris Lurie , single work short story (p. 132-139)
Popov, Morris Lurie , single work short story (p. 140-146)
The American Poet's Visit, Frank Moorhouse , single work short story humour (p. 152-163)
Dell Goes into Politics, Frank Moorhouse , single work short story (p. 164-172)
The St Louis Rotary Convention 1923, Recalled, Frank Moorhouse , single work short story (p. 173-189)
The True Story of the Jack Kerouac Wake The Jack Kerouac Wake : The True Story, Frank Moorhouse , single work short story (p. 190-196)
Note: With title: The True Story of the Jack Kerouac

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Notes:
Includes a substantial introduction and notes on each author.

Works about this Work

Introduction to The Penguin Century of Australian Stories Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Penguin Century of Australian Stories 2000; (p. xv - xxvii)
5+(5x5) = Recent Short Fiction Elizabeth Webby , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Autumn vol. 38 no. 1 1979; (p. 123-130)

— Review of The Electric Beach : short fictions James McQueen , 1978 selected work short story ; Love and Rebellion Judah Waten , 1978 selected work short story ; The Most Beautiful Lies : A Collection of Stories by Five Major Contemporary Fiction Writers: Bail, Carey, Lurie, Moorhouse and Wilding 1977 anthology short story ; Pieces for a Glass Piano Gerard Lee , 1978 selected work short story ; Neon Line Tom Thompson , 1978 selected work short story ; Big Boys Phillip Edmonds , 1978 selected work short story poetry
Untitled Bruce A. Clunies Ross , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 1 no. 2 1979; (p. 179-181)

— Review of The Phallic Forest Michael Wilding , 1978 selected work short story ; The Tabloid Story Pocket Book 1978 anthology short story ; The Most Beautiful Lies : A Collection of Stories by Five Major Contemporary Fiction Writers: Bail, Carey, Lurie, Moorhouse and Wilding 1977 anthology short story
Untitled Thomas Shapcott , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 8 April 1978; (p. 8)

— Review of The Most Beautiful Lies : A Collection of Stories by Five Major Contemporary Fiction Writers: Bail, Carey, Lurie, Moorhouse and Wilding 1977 anthology short story
Untitled D. J. O'Hearn , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 25 March 1978; (p. 20)

— Review of The Most Beautiful Lies : A Collection of Stories by Five Major Contemporary Fiction Writers: Bail, Carey, Lurie, Moorhouse and Wilding 1977 anthology short story
Untitled Randolph Stow , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 4 August 1978; (p. 897)

— Review of Water Under the Bridge : A Novel Sumner Locke Elliott , 1977 single work novel ; The Most Beautiful Lies : A Collection of Stories by Five Major Contemporary Fiction Writers: Bail, Carey, Lurie, Moorhouse and Wilding 1977 anthology short story
Untitled Bruce A. Clunies Ross , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: Kunapipi , vol. 1 no. 2 1979; (p. 179-181)

— Review of The Phallic Forest Michael Wilding , 1978 selected work short story ; The Tabloid Story Pocket Book 1978 anthology short story ; The Most Beautiful Lies : A Collection of Stories by Five Major Contemporary Fiction Writers: Bail, Carey, Lurie, Moorhouse and Wilding 1977 anthology short story
Untitled D. R. Burns , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: Nation Review , 9-15 March 1978; (p. 14)

— Review of The Most Beautiful Lies : A Collection of Stories by Five Major Contemporary Fiction Writers: Bail, Carey, Lurie, Moorhouse and Wilding 1977 anthology short story
Untitled J. Caszow , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 8 July 1978; (p. 20)

— Review of The Most Beautiful Lies : A Collection of Stories by Five Major Contemporary Fiction Writers: Bail, Carey, Lurie, Moorhouse and Wilding 1977 anthology short story
Untitled Peter Corris , 1978 single work review
— Appears in: 24 Hours , vol. 3 no. 5 1978; (p. 63)

— Review of The Most Beautiful Lies : A Collection of Stories by Five Major Contemporary Fiction Writers: Bail, Carey, Lurie, Moorhouse and Wilding 1977 anthology short story
Introduction to The Penguin Century of Australian Stories Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2000 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Penguin Century of Australian Stories 2000; (p. xv - xxvii)
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