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Issue Details: First known date: 1995... 1995 The House on River Terrace
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'The House on River Terrace is set in Brisbane, at the foot of the Kangaroo Point cliffs. It tells the story of sixteen year old Ben Fielding, the son of a conservative politician, Rob Fielding. Rob is creating a documentary on his family and their now derelict property, Gwendolan House. In reading old family diaries, Ben finds himself caught up in the family's history and drawn into the lives of his predecessors, discovering previously unknown convict links and the story of his immigrant grandmother. Ben also befriends a street kid, Jess, a relationship that finds him clashing with his father's political stance. Jess challenges Ben to see himself, his father and his own abilities and beliefs in a different light. Through the course of events Ben gains a better understanding of the complexities of families, social issues and the role that the media can play in manipulating people's attitudes.' Source: www.uqp.uq.edu.au

Notes

  • Dedication: For Pax and Patricia Simpson.
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

[Review] The House on River Terrace 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 21 no. 2 2007; (p. 61)

— Review of The House on River Terrace James Moloney , 1995 single work novel
James Moloney : 'Champion of the Underdog' John Foster , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Adolescent Novel : Australian Perspectives 1997; (p. 183-190)
[Review] The House on River Terrace Kay Powlesland , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 10 no. 1 1996; (p. 31)

— Review of The House on River Terrace James Moloney , 1995 single work novel
The Children's Book Council of Australia Annual Awards 1996 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 40 no. 3 1996; (p. 3-11)
Older Readers Nicola Robinson , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , June vol. 75 no. 1070 1996; (p. 28,30)

— Review of Pagan's Vows Catherine Jinks , 1995 single work novel ; Deucalion Brian Caswell , 1995 single work novel ; The House on River Terrace James Moloney , 1995 single work novel ; Getting Somewhere Jenny Pausacker , 1995 single work novel ; The First Book of Samuel Ursula Dubosarsky , 1995 single work novel ; Sleeping Dogs Sonya Hartnett , 1995 single work novel
[Review] The House on River Terrace 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 21 no. 2 2007; (p. 61)

— Review of The House on River Terrace James Moloney , 1995 single work novel
[Review] The House on River Terrace Kay Powlesland , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 10 no. 1 1996; (p. 31)

— Review of The House on River Terrace James Moloney , 1995 single work novel
`Real Life' Fiction Stephen Matthews , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February-March no. 178 1996; (p. 57-58)

— Review of Different Voices Warren Flynn , 1996 single work novel ; The House on River Terrace James Moloney , 1995 single work novel ; Wilde and Busker Jennifer Mary Dabbs , 1996 single work novel
Older Readers Nicola Robinson , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , June vol. 75 no. 1070 1996; (p. 28,30)

— Review of Pagan's Vows Catherine Jinks , 1995 single work novel ; Deucalion Brian Caswell , 1995 single work novel ; The House on River Terrace James Moloney , 1995 single work novel ; Getting Somewhere Jenny Pausacker , 1995 single work novel ; The First Book of Samuel Ursula Dubosarsky , 1995 single work novel ; Sleeping Dogs Sonya Hartnett , 1995 single work novel
[Review] The House on River Terrace Jenny Pausacker , 1995 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 3 no. 4 1995; (p. 48-49)

— Review of The House on River Terrace James Moloney , 1995 single work novel
The Children's Book Council of Australia Annual Awards 1996 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 40 no. 3 1996; (p. 3-11)
James Moloney : 'Champion of the Underdog' John Foster , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Adolescent Novel : Australian Perspectives 1997; (p. 183-190)
Last amended 27 Mar 2008 14:38:27
Settings:
  • Brisbane, Queensland,
  • Kangaroo Point, South Brisbane - East Brisbane area, Brisbane - South & South West, Brisbane, Queensland,
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