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y separately published work icon Wings above the Diamantina single work   novel   crime   detective  
Is part of Bony Arthur W. Upfield , 1929 series - author novel
Issue Details: First known date: 1936... 1936 Wings above the Diamantina
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Adaptations

form y separately published work icon Boney and the Claypan Mystery Ted Roberts , ( dir. Peter Maxwell ) Australia : Fauna Productions , 1972 Z1398709 1972 single work film/TV crime Inspector Bonaparte of the Queensland Police Force is sent to investigate the mysterious crash of a light aircraft in Central Australia. Unconscious in the wreckage is a young female passenger, paralysed by drugs, but there has been no sign of either the pilot or any tracks in the vicinity to indicate where he may have gone. As Boney begins to unravel what happened and why, there is another attempt to kill the girl.

Notes

  • First Upfield novel to be published in Australia.
  • Other formats: Also sound recording, large print.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      John Hamilton ,
      1937 .
      Alternative title: Winged Mystery
      Extent: ii, 302, 39p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Advertisements at end of book.
      • Date from advertising material.
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Doubleday ,
      1943 .
      Alternative title: Wings above the Claypan
      Extent: 280 p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Crime Club edition
      • Distributed in Canada by McClelland and Stewart.
      • Publisher: Pan
      London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Pan ,
      1972 .
      Extent: 223p.
      Reprinted: 1973-1978 3 times
      ISBN: 03302341888
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Heinemann ,
      1972 .
      Extent: 224p.
      ISBN: 0434811491
    • North Ryde, Ryde - Gladesville - Hunters Hill area, Northwest Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Arkon Paperbacks , 1985 .
      Extent: 302p.
      Description: illus., map
      ISBN: 0207150761
      Series: Arkon Paperbacks Angus and Robertson (publisher), 1972 series - publisher Arkon is a paperback reprint imprint of the Australian publisher Angus and Robertson. The series was launched in 1972 to be merchandised in connection with T. V. series and involved the cartoonist Patrick Cook.
Serialised by: The Australian Journal 1865 periodical (901 issues)
      1936 .
      Note/s:
      • Serialised in The Australian Journal January to September 1936.
      • Includes a photograph of Arthur W. Upfield on page 46 of the first instalment.

Works about this Work

Place, Ecology and Environmental Writing in the Queensland Novels of Arthur Upfield Philip Neilsen , 2014 single work criticism
— Appears in: Queensland Review , June vol. 21 no. 1 2014; (p. 84-92)
'In the 29 novels by Arthur Upfield in which he is the protagonist, Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte (Bony) is often referred to as a product of Queensland. We are reminded repeatedly of his origins, first in North Queensland (where he was born and raised on a mission) and then Brisbane (where he was educated, and where he and his wife live in the suburb of Banyo – though this city location is never described). But my main purpose here is to explore Upfield's representation of ‘place’, specifically in the three Queensland-focused Bony novels, and the related, recurrent discourses and tropes commonly associated with environmental writing and eco-criticism: wilderness, toxicity, pastoral, dwelling and particularly environmental crisis, eruption and catastrophe.' (Publication abstract)
Expression et dissimulation dans le bush Sylviane Soulard , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Correspondances Oceaniennes , June vol. 6 no. 1 2007; (p. 21-24)
Signs and tracks in the Australian bush, whether natural or man-made, accidental or deliberate, enable the congenial Inspector Bonaparte, a product of two cultures, to resolve the enigmas which confront him.
Boney is Back on the Track Ray Davie , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 25 May 1985; (p. 17)

— Review of Venom House Arthur W. Upfield , 1952 single work novel ; Wings above the Diamantina Arthur W. Upfield , 1936 single work novel
In Passing 1937 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian Journal , 1 March vol. 73 no. 852 1937; (p. 380)
In Passing : Re-Enter 'Bony'! 1937 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian Journal , 1 February vol. 73 no. 851 1937; (p. 238-239)
New Australian Books 1936 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Journal , 1 November vol. 72 no. 848 1936; (p. 1630)

— Review of Khyber Edmund Barclay , 1936 single work novel ; Wings above the Diamantina Arthur W. Upfield , 1936 single work novel
Boney is Back on the Track Ray Davie , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 25 May 1985; (p. 17)

— Review of Venom House Arthur W. Upfield , 1952 single work novel ; Wings above the Diamantina Arthur W. Upfield , 1936 single work novel
Expression et dissimulation dans le bush Sylviane Soulard , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: Correspondances Oceaniennes , June vol. 6 no. 1 2007; (p. 21-24)
Signs and tracks in the Australian bush, whether natural or man-made, accidental or deliberate, enable the congenial Inspector Bonaparte, a product of two cultures, to resolve the enigmas which confront him.
In Passing 1936 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian Journal , 1 January vol. 72 no. 838 1936; (p. 106-107)
In Passing 1936 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian Journal , 1 February vol. 72 no. 839 1936; (p. 260-261)
In Passing 1936 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian Journal , 1 July vol. 72 no. 844 1936; (p. 1008-1009)
In Passing : In This Issue 1936 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian Journal , 1 August vol. 72 no. 845 1936; (p. 1150-1151)
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