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Issue Details: First known date: 1926... 1926 Chinese Lacquer : An Australian Story
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'It is a tale of love and exciting adventures, with a sinister Chinese figure in the background, and its scenes are laid in the Australian bush, a town and on an island off the coast, where opium smokers have a secret cavern in which they store the opium before taking it to the mainland. From the opening scene–in which Jim Lambert is struck down by shadowy figures in a dark street, accepts an inheritance and a trust from a dying man–the narrative deepens in mystery and drama and keeps the reader closely interested to the end.'

Source:

'Chinese Lacquer', Sunday Times, 21 November 1926, p.9.

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Hilda Bridges (1881-1971) Margaret Giordano , Don Norman , 1984 single work biography
— Appears in: Tasmanian Literary Landmarks 1984; (p. 119-122)
Two Books by Australian Authors 1926 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Journal , 1 October vol. 61 no. 727 1926; (p. 1195)

— Review of Chinese Lacquer : An Australian Story Hilda Bridges , 1926 single work novel ; A Wife by Proxy Erica Maxwell , 1926 single work novel
Two Books by Australian Authors 1926 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Journal , 1 October vol. 61 no. 727 1926; (p. 1195)

— Review of Chinese Lacquer : An Australian Story Hilda Bridges , 1926 single work novel ; A Wife by Proxy Erica Maxwell , 1926 single work novel
Hilda Bridges (1881-1971) Margaret Giordano , Don Norman , 1984 single work biography
— Appears in: Tasmanian Literary Landmarks 1984; (p. 119-122)
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