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Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 The Best Australian Stories 2003
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Contents

* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Black Inc. , 2003 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Hurricane Season, Janette Turner Hospital , single work short story (p. 1-16)
Any Dog, Sonya Hartnett , single work short story (p. 17-29)
The Book of Howard H, Luke Davies , extract novel (p. 30-48)
The Mountain Shadow, Gregory David Roberts , extract novel (p. 49-62)
Snowleg, Nicholas Shakespeare , extract novel mystery (p. 63-72)
Sandtrap, Liam Davison , single work short story (p. 73-79)
Memoir of a Story: Story of a Memoir (from: Memoir of a Story: Story of a Memoir, a work-in-progress), Frank Moorhouse , extract autobiography (p. 80-86)
The Story of the French Woman and the Four Clocks (from: Memoir of a Story: Story of a Memoir, a work-in-progress), Frank Moorhouse , extract autobiography (p. 87-90)
Onionskinny, Campbell Mattinson , single work short story (p. 91-99)
The Other Man (from a work-in-progress), Alex Miller , extract novel (p. 100-120)
Valiant, Marion Halligan , single work short story (p. 121-128)
Possessed by the God, Marion Halligan , single work short story (p. 129-150)
Geography, Sophie Cunningham , extract novel (p. 151-160)
Cisca Short-For-Nothing (from: Vanishing Switch, a work-in-progress), Marion Campbell , extract novel (p. 161-193)
Ennui (from: The Beloved, a work-in-progress), Amanda Lohrey , extract novel (p. 194-224)
Dust, Carmel Bird , extract novel (p. 225-246)
Shot Open, Mat Schulz , single work short story mystery historical fiction
The story is set in rural Australia in the nineteenth century. It is a murder mystery, about a Polish bushranger.
(p. 247-259)
Elephantiasis, Danielle Wood , single work short story (p. 260-273)
Builder (from: I Have Kissed Your Lips, a work-in-progress), Gerard Windsor , extract novel (p. 274-278)
You Can Find Me in the Garden If You Want Me, Brian Castro , extract novel (p. 279-301)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Black Inc. , 2003 .
      Extent: 441p.
      ISBN: 186395077X
      Series: y separately published work icon The Best Australian Stories Black Inc. (publisher), Melbourne : Bookman Press , 1999 Z1845180 1999 series - publisher short story extract

      The second of the three Best of collections, Best Australian Stories was inaugurated in 1999, under the guidance of executive chair Morry Schwartz. In 2004, publisher Chris Feik took over the series. In March 2018, Black Inc. announced the cancellation of all three series, replaced by Best Summer Stories.

      Number in series: 4

Works about this Work

An Interesting Melange of Australian Stories Stephen Saunders , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 February 2004; (p. 2a)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2003 2003 anthology short story extract
Seeking the Best in Fact and Fiction Michael McGirr , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 3 January 2004; (p. 11)

— Review of The Best Australian Essays 2003 2003 anthology essay autobiography interview prose review obituary ; The Best Australian Stories 2003 2003 anthology short story extract
Secret Lives Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2003-2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 257 2003-2004; (p. 39-40)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2003 2003 anthology short story extract ; Secret Lives : Thirty-four Modern Australian Short Stories 2003 anthology short story autobiography prose
Secret Lives Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2003-2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 257 2003-2004; (p. 39-40)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2003 2003 anthology short story extract ; Secret Lives : Thirty-four Modern Australian Short Stories 2003 anthology short story autobiography prose
Seeking the Best in Fact and Fiction Michael McGirr , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 3 January 2004; (p. 11)

— Review of The Best Australian Essays 2003 2003 anthology essay autobiography interview prose review obituary ; The Best Australian Stories 2003 2003 anthology short story extract
An Interesting Melange of Australian Stories Stephen Saunders , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 21 February 2004; (p. 2a)

— Review of The Best Australian Stories 2003 2003 anthology short story extract
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