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A Terrible Death (Fact Woven into Fiction) single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1894... 1894 A Terrible Death (Fact Woven into Fiction)
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Tragedy of two lovers. He is trapped by a log while felling timber for their future house, and driven by hunger and irrationality bites into the arteries in his trapped wrist, thus killing himself. She is killed in a horse fall on her way to find him. Their bodies were not discovered for years. (PB)


  • Written specially for the Australian Journal. (PB)

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Australian Journal vol. 30 no. 354 November 1894 Z1080370 1894 periodical issue 1894 pg. 167-169
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