The Brand of Cain single work   short story  
Is part of The Detective's Album Mary Fortune James Skipp Borlase Hugh Dalmore 1865 series - publisher
Issue Details: First known date: 1883... 1883 The Brand of Cain
AustLit is a subscription service. The content and services available here are limited because you have not been recognised as a subscriber. Find out how to gain full access to AustLit

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Ellen O'Slattery escapes from Melbourne gaol around 1882 after serving most of a life sentence for murdering in jealousy a friend of her's who John Boyle had laughed with. Her mad revenge causes her to seek out Boyle who is about to marry ... Strongly atmospheric, the curse of Cain etc. (PB)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Australian Journal vol. 18 no. 219 August 1883 Z1015813 1883 periodical issue 1883 pg. 670-676
Last amended 9 Dec 2003 11:26:58
  • Victoria,
  • 1882
    Powered by Trove