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Issue Details: First known date: 2001... 2001 Past the Headlands
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'The woolshed at Mistake Springs has an east-west alignment...

'There is tricky magnetic country near Mount Behn...

'The Wyndham airstrip is sticky when wet...

'There was a time when Neil Quiller's logbooks had kept him safe in the air. But it's 1941 now, he's a photo-reconnaissance pilot in Malaya, and Kimberley landmarks are no good to him at all.

'Betrayed by a spy and shot down over the jungle, Quiller escapes to Singapore ahead of the advancing Japanese. Here he finds love and freindship but is also unsettled to encounter his cousin, Cameron Dunn, who demands from him an impossible promise.

'Meanwhile, as Japanese fighter-planes and cyclonic winds lurk along the north-west coast of Australia, Jeannie Verco runs Haarlem Downs, the Kimberley cattle station where Cameron was born and Neil grew up, and waits for war news that never comes.

'When Singapore falls, Quiller, armed with hand-drawn maps, a school atlas and an increasing longing for home, begins a treacherous journey across land and sea.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2001 .
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      Extent: 334p.
      Description: map.
      ISBN: 1865085391
    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2002 .
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      Extent: 1v.p.
      ISBN: 1865088277, 9781865088273
    • Balmain, Glebe - Leichhardt - Balmain area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,: Ligature , 2014 .
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      Extent: 330p.p.
Alternative title: Hinter den Inseln
Language: German
    • Zurich,
      c
      Switzerland,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Unionsverlag ,
      2003 .
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      Extent: 381p.p.
      ISBN: 3293003192, 9783293003194

Works about this Work

Before Postcolonialism : A Critique of Garry Disher's Past the Headlands Ioana Petrescu , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Regenerative Spirit : Volume 1 : Polarities of Home and Away, Encounters and Diasporas, in Post-Colonial Literatures 2003; (p. 77-83)
Untitled Ioana Petrescu , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , Aug/Sep no. 18 2003;

— Review of Past the Headlands Garry Disher , 2001 single work novel
Untitled David Mason , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Muse , November no. 212 2001; (p. 14)

— Review of Past the Headlands Garry Disher , 2001 single work novel
A Disturbingly Timely Fiction Andrew Peek , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Island , Spring no. 87 2001; (p. 63-64)

— Review of Past the Headlands Garry Disher , 2001 single work novel
Buffalo Soldier Christopher Lee , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Summer no. 165 2001; (p. 118-119)

— Review of Past the Headlands Garry Disher , 2001 single work novel
Untitled David Mason , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: Muse , November no. 212 2001; (p. 14)

— Review of Past the Headlands Garry Disher , 2001 single work novel
Untitled Ioana Petrescu , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , Aug/Sep no. 18 2003;

— Review of Past the Headlands Garry Disher , 2001 single work novel
A WWII Story Told in Two Dimensions Ceridwen Spark , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 15 July 2001; (p. 11)

— Review of Past the Headlands Garry Disher , 2001 single work novel
Second Casualty Peter Pierce , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 10 July vol. 119 no. 6282 2001; (p. 80)

— Review of Past the Headlands Garry Disher , 2001 single work novel
Digging Deep Chris Brice , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 21 July 2001; (p. 22)

— Review of Past the Headlands Garry Disher , 2001 single work novel
Before Postcolonialism : A Critique of Garry Disher's Past the Headlands Ioana Petrescu , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Regenerative Spirit : Volume 1 : Polarities of Home and Away, Encounters and Diasporas, in Post-Colonial Literatures 2003; (p. 77-83)
Deep Duality of Love and Hate Christopher Bantick , 2001 single work criticism
— Appears in: Canberra Sunday Times , 15 July 2001; (p. 55)
PoCo Loco Motion Jane Sullivan , 2001 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 9 September 2001; (p. 10)
Last amended 18 Aug 2016 15:17:43
Settings:
  • c
    Singapore,
    c
    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,
  • Malaya, Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • 1930s
  • 1940s
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