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The Hawker's Story single work   short story   crime  
Is part of Australian Yarns George E. Loyau , 1889 series - author short story
Issue Details: First known date: 1889... 1889 The Hawker's Story
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A swagman catches a lift with a travelling bush hawker and when the latter refuses to join his criminal schemes trusses him up to rob him and hang him. Somehow the swagman gets caught in his own noose and dies a terrible death while the hawker is unable to move.

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