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Issue Details: First known date: 1981... 1981 An Indecent Obsession
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form y separately published work icon An Indecent Obsession Denise Morgan , ( dir. Lex Marinos ) Australia : PBL Productions , 1985 Z489494 1985 single work film/TV historical fiction

At the end of World War II, Sister Langtry is in charge of a ward of mentally unbalanced patients. When she falls in love with a new patient, tensions arise and a patient is murdered.

Notes

  • Dedication: For 'baby sister' Mary Nargi Bolk
  • First edition published simultaneously by Harper & Row in United States and Australia, and Fitzhenry and Whiteside in Canada.
  • Also translated into other languages not listed here.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Harper and Row ,
      1981 .
      Extent: 317p.
      ISBN: 0060149205
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      MacDonald ,
      1981 .
      Extent: 314p.
      ISBN: 0354048147
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      MacDonald ,
      1981 .
      Extent: 314p.
      Reprinted: 1982
      Note/s:
      • 'A Futura book'.
      ISBN: 0708821243 (pbk)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Avon Books ,
      1982 .
      Extent: 324p.
      ISBN: 0380603764
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Three Complete Novels Colleen McCullough , New York (City) : Wings Books , 1998 Z1298790 1998 selected work novel New York (City) : Wings Books , 1998
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Futura ,
      1998 .
      Extent: 314p.
      Reprinted: 1999
      ISBN: 0751508365
Alternative title: L'Altro Nome dell'Amore
Language: Italian
    • Milan,
      c
      Italy,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Bompiani ,
      1981 .
      Extent: 345p.
      Note/s:
      • Reprinted several times.

Other Formats

  • Also large print, braille and sound recording.

Works about this Work

Rewind 1979 : Colleen McCullough Paige Kilponen , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: SundayLife , 9 December 2007; (p. 62)
An Indecent Obsession i "Honor Langtry shares Ward X", Victoria Penfold Mitchell , 1983 single work poetry satire
— Appears in: Oz Shrink Lit. 1983; (p. 112)
Within the Starched Breast Carol Rumens , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 11 December 1981; (p. 1448)

— Review of An Indecent Obsession Colleen McCullough , 1981 single work novel
Untitled Gabrielle Lord , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 7 November 1981; (p. 44)

— Review of An Indecent Obsession Colleen McCullough , 1981 single work novel
Untitled D. Green , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 31 October-1 November 1981; (p. 10)

— Review of An Indecent Obsession Colleen McCullough , 1981 single work novel
McCullough Piles Up the Cliches Geoffrey Dutton , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 8 December vol. 101 no. 5292 1981; (p. 98)

— Review of True Love and How to Get It Gerard Lee , 1981 single work novel ; An Indecent Obsession Colleen McCullough , 1981 single work novel
Untitled Helen Daniel , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 31 October 1981; (p. 25)

— Review of An Indecent Obsession Colleen McCullough , 1981 single work novel
Untitled D. Green , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 31 October-1 November 1981; (p. 10)

— Review of An Indecent Obsession Colleen McCullough , 1981 single work novel
Untitled Gabrielle Lord , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 7 November 1981; (p. 44)

— Review of An Indecent Obsession Colleen McCullough , 1981 single work novel
Within the Starched Breast Carol Rumens , 1981 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 11 December 1981; (p. 1448)

— Review of An Indecent Obsession Colleen McCullough , 1981 single work novel
Rewind 1979 : Colleen McCullough Paige Kilponen , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: SundayLife , 9 December 2007; (p. 62)
An Indecent Obsession i "Honor Langtry shares Ward X", Victoria Penfold Mitchell , 1983 single work poetry satire
— Appears in: Oz Shrink Lit. 1983; (p. 112)
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