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y separately published work icon The Hart Murder single work   short story   crime   detective   mystery  
Issue Details: First known date: 1870... 1870 The Hart Murder
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A detective's convalescence at a rural Victorian station and his perusal of the Police Gazette assist him in recognising an old woman's murderer in the new housekeeper. The idle daughter of the house is of special assistance. (PB)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Australian Journal vol. 6 no. 65 October 1870 Z1023849 1870 periodical issue 1870 pg. 106-111
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Detective's Album : Tales of the Australian Police W. W. , Melbourne : Clarson, Massina & Co. , 1871 Z258403 1871 selected work short story crime Melbourne : Clarson, Massina & Co. , 1871 pg. 15-32
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Three Murder Mysteries Mary Fortune , Canberra : Mulini Press , 2009 Z1605126 2009 selected work short story crime detective

    'This incredible writer had been largely forgotten and was unknown as a person until Lucy Sussex took up her cause and went in search of her life.

    The three 'Murder Mysteries' here published, are examples of Mary Fortune's great skill in writing 'detective fiction' at this early period when the genre was in the beginning stages of a now popular form of fiction. The three stories are introduced by Lucy Sussex.' (Publisher's blurb)

    Canberra : Mulini Press , 2009
    pg. 23-47
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