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Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 The Rose Leopard
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'Vince isn't perfect, but his love for Kaz reveals the best of him. Their coastal farm is an idyllic place to raise their two children, and Kaz ensures that life is easy and full of fun. Here, Vince can indulge both his passions - for words and for his wife.But when an unexpected event shatters their contentment, Vince isn't ready for the responsibilities he must face.In creating the fable of the Rose Leopard - the most beautiful creature in the world - he tries to explain to his children a universe that doesn't always make sense."The Rose Leopard" is a compelling debut novel, a poignant and often funny tale of love, grief and the transformative power of story-telling. ' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Carol both pearl and soft-winged.
  • Epigraph: 'And love is a curious soft-winged thing unmoving under the eaves when the leaves fall. - William Carlos Williams. 'Prelude to Winter.'
  • Epigraph: 'Then must you speak of one that loved not wisely but too well... of one whose hand... threw a pearl away.' - William Shakespeare, Othello (V, 11, 345-49).

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Works about this Work

Winner of the Muse/University of Canberra Review Competition Sandra Burr , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Muse , February no. 236 2004; (p. 9)

— Review of The Rose Leopard Richard Yaxley , 2003 single work novel
Tampa Proof? Australian Fiction 2002-2003 Paul Genoni , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 48 no. 2003; (p. 159-174)
Design of the Times Mary-Rose MacColl , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 29 November 2003; (p. 7)
This article discusses the proliferation of book covers, particularly fiction, that have photographs of parts of the body.
Subtle Serve of Soviet Psyche Tony Maniaty , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 5-6 July 2003; (p. 13)

— Review of The Rose Leopard Richard Yaxley , 2003 single work novel ; Summer Visit : Three Novellas Antigone Kefala , 2002 selected work novella ; The Girl Most Likely Rebecca Sparrow , 2003 single work novel ; Notes from the Esplanade Igor Gelbach , 2003 single work novel
Teacher's Novel Lesson on Love and Lust Debra Aldred , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 7 June 2003; (p. 6)

— Review of The Rose Leopard Richard Yaxley , 2003 single work novel
Untitled Andrew Wilkins , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Bookseller & Publisher , March vol. 82 no. 8 2003; (p. 31)

— Review of The Rose Leopard Richard Yaxley , 2003 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Debra Adelaide , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10-11 May 2003; (p. 19)

— Review of The Rose Leopard Richard Yaxley , 2003 single work novel ; The Trickster Jane Downing , 2003 single work novella
The Healing Qualities of True Lies Dorothy Johnston , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 10 May 2003; (p. 6a)

— Review of The Rose Leopard Richard Yaxley , 2003 single work novel
The Modern Order Johanna de Wever , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , June-July no. 252 2003; (p. 40-41)

— Review of Full Fathom Five Kate Humphrey , 2003 single work novel ; The Rose Leopard Richard Yaxley , 2003 single work novel
Teacher's Novel Lesson on Love and Lust Debra Aldred , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 7 June 2003; (p. 6)

— Review of The Rose Leopard Richard Yaxley , 2003 single work novel
Author Returns to Tassie for Launch 2003 single work column
— Appears in: The Saturday Mercury , 5 April 2003; (p. 11)
Design of the Times Mary-Rose MacColl , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 29 November 2003; (p. 7)
This article discusses the proliferation of book covers, particularly fiction, that have photographs of parts of the body.
Tampa Proof? Australian Fiction 2002-2003 Paul Genoni , 2003 single work criticism
— Appears in: Westerly , November vol. 48 no. 2003; (p. 159-174)
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