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Issue Details: First known date: 1991... 1991 What God Wants
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A series of interlocking stories in vignette style, set in Melbourne's Jewish community and tracing the lives of a group of people. (Source: UQP)

Notes

  • Other formats: Also published in braille format.

Contents

* Contents derived from the St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,:University of Queensland Press , 1991 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Moishe Zimmerman's Wife, Lily Brett , 1991 single work short story humour satire (p. 1-12)
Something Shocking, Lily Brett , 1991 single work short story (p. 13-23)
Not a Simple Matter, Lily Brett , 1991 single work short story humour (p. 25-38)
Not One Drop of Juice, Lily Brett , 1991 single work short story humour (p. 41-54)
A Lunatic Proposition, Lily Brett , 1991 single work short story (p. 55-66)
Half-There, Lily Brett , 1991 single work short story (p. 69-83)
Locker 1012, Lily Brett , 1991 single work short story (p. 84-94)
A Glimpse of Stocking, Lily Brett , 1991 single work short story humour satire (p. 97-112)
A Hormonal Imbalance, Lily Brett , 1991 single work short story humour satire (p. 113-123)
The Alpha-Jerk Field, Lily Brett , 1991 single work short story humour satire (p. 125-145)
Moving Meals, Lily Brett , 1991 single work short story humour satire (p. 146-168)
All Kind of Things, Lily Brett , 1991 single work short story humour satire (p. 171-183)
On Different Fronts, Lily Brett , 1991 single work short story humour satire (p. 184-208)
Wombat Lodge, Lily Brett , 1991 single work short story humour (p. 211-229)
We Are All Brothers and Sisters, Lily Brett , 1991 single work short story humour satire (p. 230-248)
What God Wants, Lily Brett , 1991 single work short story humour (p. 251-260)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Ein unmögliches Angebot : Roman
Language: German
    • Vienna,
      c
      Austria,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Deuticke ,
      2004 .
      Extent: 329p.
      ISBN: 9783216304483 3216304485
    • Frankfurt am Main,
      c
      Germany,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Suhrkamp ,
      2006 .
      Extent: 325 p. ; 19 cmp.
      Note/s:
      • Reprint of 2004 edition.
      ISBN: 3518457608
    • Munich,
      c
      Germany,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Diana-Verlag ,
      2007 .
      Extent: 351p.
      ISBN: 9783453350335
    • Frankfurt am Main,
      c
      Germany,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Suhrkamp ,
      2007 .
      Extent: 325p.
      Edition info: 1st German ed.
      ISBN: 3518457608, 9783518459553

Works about this Work

Seriously Funny: Happy Returns of Humour in Australian Short Fiction Bruce Bennett , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Serious Frolic : Essays on Australian Humour 2009; (p. 125-139)
Thing Could Be Forgotten: Women's Remembrances in Lily Brett's Poetry and Fiction Roberta Buffi , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , Summer vol. 41 no. 4 1996; (p. 56-63)
Untitled 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Ms , January/February 1994; (p. 68)

— Review of What God Wants Lily Brett , 1991 selected work short story
Lively, Funny, and Painful Talk Illuminates Australian Jewish Life Wendy Goulston , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 7 no. 1 1993; (p. 72)

— Review of What God Wants Lily Brett , 1991 selected work short story
Restoring a Damaged Past Marcelle Freiman , 1993 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Australian Jewish News (Life/Style) , 16 July vol. 59 no. 41 1993; (p. 9)
Parents and Children : restoring a damaged past Marcelle Freiman , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: The CRNLE Reviews Journal , no. 2 1992; (p. 87-91)

— Review of Things Could Be Worse Lily Brett , 1999 selected work short story ; What God Wants Lily Brett , 1991 selected work short story
Recent Australian Fiction Cynthia Blanche , 1992 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , November vol. 36 no. 11 1992; (p. 86-88)

— Review of Raising the Shadow Tom Petsinis , 1992 single work novel ; The Last Magician Janette Turner Hospital , 1992 single work novel ; Good Night, Mr Moon Barbara Hanrahan , 1992 single work novel ; The Blosseville File Nicholas Hasluck , 1992 single work novel ; Breaking Glass : A Novel in Two Parts John Clanchy , 1992 single work novel ; Things Could Be Worse Lily Brett , 1999 selected work short story ; What God Wants Lily Brett , 1991 selected work short story ; Magpie : A Novel Brian Matthews , Peter Goldsworthy , 1992 single work novel
What a Reader Wants is More George Papaellinas , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 135 1991; (p. 45-46)

— Review of What God Wants Lily Brett , 1991 selected work short story
Forecasts Philip Bryan , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , August vol. 71 no. 1018 1991; (p. 22)

— Review of What God Wants Lily Brett , 1991 selected work short story
Funny Romp with Middle-Class Jews Herb Hild , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 12 October 1991; (p. wkd 6)

— Review of What God Wants Lily Brett , 1991 selected work short story
Seriously Funny: Happy Returns of Humour in Australian Short Fiction Bruce Bennett , 2009 single work criticism
— Appears in: Serious Frolic : Essays on Australian Humour 2009; (p. 125-139)
Thing Could Be Forgotten: Women's Remembrances in Lily Brett's Poetry and Fiction Roberta Buffi , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , Summer vol. 41 no. 4 1996; (p. 56-63)
Restoring a Damaged Past Marcelle Freiman , 1993 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Australian Jewish News (Life/Style) , 16 July vol. 59 no. 41 1993; (p. 9)

Awards

1992 winner Warana Writers' Awards Steele Rudd Award
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