Thylacine single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1985... 1985 Thylacine
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  • Inside back cover of Night Animals states that 'Thylacine' was first published in the Sydney Sun-Herald but no date is given.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Australian Short Stories no. 9 1985 Z606087 1985 periodical issue 1985 pg. 38-43
    Note: With an illustration by Waldemar Buczynski
  • Appears in:
    y Night Animals Bruce Pascoe , Ringwood : Penguin , 1986 Z390962 1986 selected work short story 'Night Animals is about people on the edge, threatened by the collapse of their visions, with only the night as witness: the local butcher whose business booms mysteriously; the whites whose scheme involves spiked flour; a tart and a fool who meet in a pub and find solidarity; a man inspired by the brilliance of a tropical parrot. Whatever the setting, these stories ring with the clarity of the bush in the night, the haunting cry of the boo-book owl.' (Source: Back cover) Ringwood : Penguin , 1986 pg. 1-8
  • Appears in:
    y Personal Best 2 : Stories and Statements by Australian Writers Garry Disher (editor), North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1991 Z232459 1991 anthology short story criticism extract biography poetry North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1991 pg. 161-169
  • Appears in:
    y The Penguin Century of Australian Stories Carmel Bird (editor), Ringwood : Viking , 2000 Z290212 2000 anthology short story Ringwood : Viking , 2000 pg. 528-533
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