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Issue Details: First known date: 1983... 1983 Plumbum
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'Plumbum traces the fortunes of the five unalluring members of what is eventually the world's most successful heavy-metal band, from the drab, planned dullness of Canberra to the humid unpleasantness of Sydney to the violent nightmare of Calcutta, a city which effectively disperses the group's aspirations to mystic fulfillment.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1983 .
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      Extent: 393p.
      ISBN: 0140070125
    • Milsons Point, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House , 1995 .
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      Alternative title: Plumbum : The Ultimate Heavy Metal Experience
      Extent: 393p.
      Description: illus: port.
      ISBN: 0091832217

Works about this Work

From Mudrooroo to David Foster: Australian Literary Representations of Kolkata Nilanjana Deb , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australia and India : Convergences and Divergences 2010; (p. 72-87)
A Thousan' Miles from Nowhere: Plumbum and Dog Rock Susan Lever , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: David Foster : The Satirist of Australia 2008; (p. 87-111)
The Quandary of an India Addict David Foster , 1999 single work biography
— Appears in: Studs and Nogs : Essays 1987-98 1999; (p. 149-158)
Creating One's Hometown David Foster , 1999 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Studs and Nogs : Essays 1987-98 1999; (p. 1-18)
The Poetics of David Foster's Fiction Narelle Shaw , 1996 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , Autumn vol. 56 no. 1 1996; (p. 31-40)
An Original and Some Vivid Variety Geoffrey Dutton , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 20 December vol. 103 no. 5396 1983; (p. 62)

— Review of Plumbum David Foster , 1983 single work novel ; The State of the Art : The Mood of Contemporary Australia in Short Stories 1983 anthology short story
Disjunctive Worlds that Never Really Make a Point Adrian Mitchell , 1983 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian , 24-25 December, 1983; (p. 14)

— Review of Plumbum David Foster , 1983 single work novel
Cohesion Wanting Andrew Fraser , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 April 1984; (p. 18)

— Review of Plumbum David Foster , 1983 single work novel
Compulsive of Repulsive - it Depends on Taste Stephen Knight , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 14 April, 1984; (p. 41)

— Review of Plumbum David Foster , 1983 single work novel
Novelist Intoxicated by Language and Rock'n'Roll Laurie Clancy , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 28 January, 1984; (p. 13)

— Review of Plumbum David Foster , 1983 single work novel
Bare-Breech'd Brethren : The Novels of David Foster A. P. Riemer , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: Southerly , June vol. 47 no. 2 1987; (p. 126-144)
A Thousan' Miles from Nowhere: Plumbum and Dog Rock Susan Lever , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: David Foster : The Satirist of Australia 2008; (p. 87-111)
From Mudrooroo to David Foster: Australian Literary Representations of Kolkata Nilanjana Deb , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australia and India : Convergences and Divergences 2010; (p. 72-87)
Surpassing Lunacy : The Novels of David Foster Susan McKernan , 1985 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age Monthly Review , April vol. 4 no. 11 1985; (p. 3-4)
Gerrymander : The Place of Suburbia in Australian Fiction Robin Gerster , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 49 no. 3 1990; (p. 565-575) Populous Places : Australian Cities and Towns 1992; (p. 19-30)
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