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y separately published work icon Black Juice selected work   short story   young adult   science fiction   fantasy   horror  
Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 Black Juice
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Text Unit Name Institution Year
y separately published work icon Black Juice Margo Lanagan , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2004 Z1102783 2004 selected work short story young adult science fiction fantasy horror (taught in 2 units)

'Ten stories that delight, shock, intrigue, amuse and move the reader to tears with their imaginative reach, their dark humour, their subtlety, their humanity and depth of feeling: As part of a public execution, a young boy forlornly helps to sing his sister down. A servant learns about grace and loyalty from a mistress who would rather dance with Gypsies than sit on her throne. A terrifying encounter with a demonic angel gives a young man the strength he needs to break free of his oppressor. On a bleak and dreary afternoon a gleeful shooting spree leads to tragedy for a desperate clown unable to escape his fate.'

'Black Juice offers glimpses into familiar, shadowy worlds that push the boundaries of the spirit and leave the mind haunted with the knowledge that black juice runs through us all.'

Language and Text Charles Sturt University 2014 (Semester 1)
y separately published work icon Black Juice Margo Lanagan , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2004 Z1102783 2004 selected work short story young adult science fiction fantasy horror (taught in 2 units)

'Ten stories that delight, shock, intrigue, amuse and move the reader to tears with their imaginative reach, their dark humour, their subtlety, their humanity and depth of feeling: As part of a public execution, a young boy forlornly helps to sing his sister down. A servant learns about grace and loyalty from a mistress who would rather dance with Gypsies than sit on her throne. A terrifying encounter with a demonic angel gives a young man the strength he needs to break free of his oppressor. On a bleak and dreary afternoon a gleeful shooting spree leads to tragedy for a desperate clown unable to escape his fate.'

'Black Juice offers glimpses into familiar, shadowy worlds that push the boundaries of the spirit and leave the mind haunted with the knowledge that black juice runs through us all.'

Literature in the Secondary School Context University of Queensland 2009 (Semester 2)
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