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Issue Details: First known date: 1997... 1997 The Mayne Inheritance
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y separately published work icon The Mayne Inheritance : A Play Errol O'Neill , 2004 Fortitude Valley : Playlab , 2004 Z1115781 2004 single work drama thriller

'A grisly murder, inherited madness, and a family in ruins…

'Patrick Mayne was a poor Irishman who emigrated to Australia in the first half of the twentieth century. Settling in Brisbane, he built his fortune as a butcher, landowner, and town councillor, and left an extraordinary legacy: a deathbed confession of murder that had a profound impact on the lives of his wife, his children and the colonial society he helped to build.

'Inspired by the book The Mayne Inheritance by Rosamond Siemon, Errol O’Neill has crafted a taught psychological thriller that reverberates through several generations of the Mayne family and the society they generously supported.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Notes

  • Dedication: For my motherAnnie Sarah Nunn whose enthusiasm for the study of history inspired my similar interest,
  • New information about the Mayne family was revealed following publication of the first edition of The Mayne Inheritance in 1997. This information was incorporated into later editions of the work. It is described by Siemon in her Postscript to the Mayne Inheritance (1999).
  • Other formats: Also braille and sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 1997 .
      Extent: xiii, 214p.p.
      Description: illus., ports.
      Reprinted: 1998 three times
      Note/s:
      • Contains preface and Mayne family chart.
      ISBN: 0702229342
    • St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 1999 .
      Alternative title: The Mayne Inheritance: A Gothic Tale of Murder, Madness and Scandal across the Generations
      Extent: xiv, 248p.p.
      Edition info: New ed.
      Reprinted: 2000
      ISBN: 0702231428
Notes:
Includes new information about the Mayne family revealed following publication of the first edition of The Mayne Inheritance in 1997.
    • St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 2003 .
      Alternative title: The Mayne Inheritance: A Gothic Tale of Murder, Madness and Scandal across the Generations
      Extent: xiv, 218p.p.
      Description: illus., plates, ports.
      Note/s:
      • This edition was released to coincide with the selection of the book for the 2003 One Book, One Brisbane event.
      ISBN: 0702234222

Works about this Work

Mayne Road Alison Cotes , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 5 0ctober 2008; (p. 26)
There is a Tale or Two About This City Rebecca Sparrow , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 15 - 16 October 2005; (p. 12)
Introduction Patrick Buckridge , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Mayne Inheritance : A Play 2004; (p. 4-8)
Crime Wave Phil Brown , 2004 single work criticism
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 24 - 30 March no. 483 2004; (p. 6-8)
Was Isaac Mayne an Insane Murderer? B. E. Turner , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Journal of Royal Historical Society of Queensland , November vol. 18 no. 8 2003; (p. 337-361)
Untitled Emma Felton , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Queensland Review , May vol. 6 no. 1 1999; (p. 91-92)

— Review of The Mayne Inheritance Rosamond Siemon , 1997 single work biography
Untitled Keith Moore , 2002 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , March no. 5 2002;

— Review of The Mayne Inheritance Rosamond Siemon , 1997 single work biography
Whispers 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 16 April 2003; (p. 21)
BookMarks 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 26 April 2003; (p. 6)
Dark History 2003 single work column
— Appears in: Brisbane News , 14 - 20 May no. 443 2003; (p. 3)
Her Book, Her Brisbane Sandra McLean , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 17 May 2003; (p. 7)
Three Ways to Write About History 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 1 May 2003; (p. 17)
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