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Set in Sydney in the 1880s, this novel is about warfare between rival larrikin gangs.

Notes

  • Epigraph: We wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Epistle to the Ephesians vi. 12.
  • In his lengthy Author's Note, McLean states 'Most of the incidents in this story are described in newspapers and other documents in Sydney's Mitchell Library.'

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Melbourne, Victoria,: Heinemann ,
      1962 .
      Extent: 303p.

Works about this Work

Fiction Chronicle Kylie Tennant , 1962 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , December vol. 21 no. 4 1962; (p. 505-509)

— Review of The Hollow Woodheap David Forrest , 1962 single work novel ; The Well Dressed Explorer Thea Astley , 1962 single work novel ; The Country of Marriage Jon Cleary , 1962 single work novel ; The Cruel Field John Naish , 1962 single work novel ; The World Turned Upside Down Donald McLean , 1962 single work novel ; La Bora Philip Jones , 1961 single work novel ; The River and the Brook Nancy Phelan , 1962 single work novel ; The Hive of Glass James Martin , A. E. Martin , 1962 single work novel ; March into Morning : A Novel Ron Tullipan , 1962 single work novel ; Down the Golden Mile Stuart Gore , 1962 single work novel ; The Young Wife David Martin , 1962 single work novel ; In My Lady's Chamber : A Novel Juliet Rolleston , 1962 single work novel
The Larrikins Olaf Ruhen , 1962 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 13 October vol. 84 no. 4313 1962; (p. 39)

— Review of The World Turned Upside Down Donald McLean , 1962 single work novel
On the Rocks Leonie Kramer , 1962 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November vol. 2 no. 1 1962; (p. 6)

— Review of The World Turned Upside Down Donald McLean , 1962 single work novel
Five Novels John McLaren , 1962 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer (1962-1963) no. 25 1962; (p. 37-38)

— Review of The World Turned Upside Down Donald McLean , 1962 single work novel ; This Is the Grass Alan Marshall , 1962 single work autobiography ; Dreamboat Geoff Taylor , 1962 single work novel ; March into Morning : A Novel Ron Tullipan , 1962 single work novel
Five Novels John McLaren , 1962 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer (1962-1963) no. 25 1962; (p. 37-38)

— Review of The World Turned Upside Down Donald McLean , 1962 single work novel ; This Is the Grass Alan Marshall , 1962 single work autobiography ; Dreamboat Geoff Taylor , 1962 single work novel ; March into Morning : A Novel Ron Tullipan , 1962 single work novel
On the Rocks Leonie Kramer , 1962 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , November vol. 2 no. 1 1962; (p. 6)

— Review of The World Turned Upside Down Donald McLean , 1962 single work novel
The Larrikins Olaf Ruhen , 1962 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 13 October vol. 84 no. 4313 1962; (p. 39)

— Review of The World Turned Upside Down Donald McLean , 1962 single work novel
Fiction Chronicle Kylie Tennant , 1962 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin Quarterly , December vol. 21 no. 4 1962; (p. 505-509)

— Review of The Hollow Woodheap David Forrest , 1962 single work novel ; The Well Dressed Explorer Thea Astley , 1962 single work novel ; The Country of Marriage Jon Cleary , 1962 single work novel ; The Cruel Field John Naish , 1962 single work novel ; The World Turned Upside Down Donald McLean , 1962 single work novel ; La Bora Philip Jones , 1961 single work novel ; The River and the Brook Nancy Phelan , 1962 single work novel ; The Hive of Glass James Martin , A. E. Martin , 1962 single work novel ; March into Morning : A Novel Ron Tullipan , 1962 single work novel ; Down the Golden Mile Stuart Gore , 1962 single work novel ; The Young Wife David Martin , 1962 single work novel ; In My Lady's Chamber : A Novel Juliet Rolleston , 1962 single work novel
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