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Issue Details: First known date: 1972... 1972 Arkon Paperbacks
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Arkon is a paperback reprint imprint of the Australian publisher Angus and Robertson. The series was launched in 1972 to be merchandised in connection with T. V. series and involved the cartoonist Patrick Cook.

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y separately published work icon Bushranger of the Skies Arthur W. Upfield , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1940 Z849009 1940 single work novel crime detective 'An extraordinary case for Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte opens when a police car is bombed from the air on a lonely outback road by a mysterious pilot who plans to conquer a nation.

'The trail through the land of burning waters tests Bonys endurance to the limit and takes the detective as close to death as he has ever been. Welcome to Central Australia!' (Publication summary)
Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1972
y separately published work icon A Curate in Bohemia Norman Lindsay , Sydney : N.S.W. Bookstall Company , 1913 Z302497 1913 single work novel Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1972
y separately published work icon Halfway to Anywhere Norman Lindsay , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1947 Z286591 1947 single work novel Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1972
y separately published work icon Dust or Polish? Norman Lindsay , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1950 Z286788 1950 single work novel Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1972
y separately published work icon Man of Two Tribes Arthur W. Upfield , London Melbourne : Heinemann , 1956 Z152501 1956 single work novel crime detective Bony discovers a group of people imprisoned in limestone underground caves and must free them and lead them to safety. Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1972
y separately published work icon The Battling Prophet Arthur W. Upfield , 1955 Z1363904 1955 single work novel crime mystery detective

'Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte is on leave, staying with an old friend near Adelaide. Ben Wickham, a meteorologist whose uncannily accurate forecasts have helped farmers all over Australia, until recently lived nearby. But he has died after a three week drinking binge and a doctor certified death resulting from delirium tremens. Yet Bony's host insists that whatever Ben died of, it wasn't alcohol.' (Publication summary)

Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1972
y separately published work icon The Widows of Broome Arthur W. Upfield , New York (City) : Doubleday , 1950 Z302329 1950 single work novel crime
— Appears in: Trikrat Napoleon Bonaparte 1977; (p. Page numbers unavailable)

'Broome is a small, sun-drenched town on the barren northwest coast of Australia. It's small enough that everyone knows everyone else's business. How, then, did someone murder two widows in similar fashion and not leave any clues? It's a case for Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte, who arrives on the scene incognito. He's barely begun his investigation when a third woman is killed. Bony realises that he is dealing with a madman, and that time is running out to stop a forth murder.'(Publication summary)

Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1972
y separately published work icon Redheap Norman Lindsay , London : Faber , 1930 Z1095992 1930 single work novel

'Australian authors who published in London were occasionally caught in the Customs’ censorship net when their books were sent to Australia. One such was Norman Lindsay, whose novel Redheap was published by the prestigious London firm of Faber. In 1930, acting on a tip-off from London, a Customs official discovered 2000 copies in Sydney, bound for bookshops throughout Australia.

'The novel was described as containing ‘serious reflections on the morality’ of a fictitious Australian country town that bore a striking resemblance to Creswick, where the author spent his childhood. In 1930, the minister announced that the novel was a prohibited import. It was the first time an Australian novel had been banned. There were protests about the ban and Lindsay was quoted in the press as saying that if such actions were allowed to continue, there ‘could be no hope of culture here’.

'Redheap remained on the prohibited list until 1958, though it was freely available in Britain, the USA and other countries. Ure Smith eventually republished it in 1959.' (Publication summary)

Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1972
y separately published work icon Winds of Evil Arthur W. Upfield , 1937 single work novel crime Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1972
y separately published work icon Death of a Swagman Arthur W. Upfield , New York (City) : Doubleday , 1945 Z258342 1945 single work novel crime detective mystery

'Merino is an isolated town in New South Wales. Posing as a laborer, Bony goes there to investigate the murder of a vagrant and soon discovers a murderous tangle of motives and suspects. There are some very engaging characters and some excellent trakcing scenes leading to a suspenseful finish.'(Publication summary)

Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1972
y separately published work icon The Bone Is Pointed Arthur W. Upfield , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1938 Z211356 1938 single work novel crime

'Jack Anderson was a big man with a foul temper, a sadist and a drunk. Five months after his horse appeared riderless, no trace of the man has surfaced and no one seems to care. But Bony is determined to follow the cold trail and smoke out some answers.' (Publication summary)

North Ryde : Arkon Paperbacks , 1972
y separately published work icon The Cousin from Fiji Norman Lindsay , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1945 Z286488 1945 single work novel Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1972
y separately published work icon The Tokyo Contract John Ford , London : Angus and Robertson , 1972 Z264308 1972 single work novel Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1973
y separately published work icon Here's Luck Lennie Lower , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1930 Z1174152 1930 single work novel humour (taught in 1 units) Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1973
y separately published work icon While the Billy Boils Henry Lawson , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1896 Z822461 1896 selected work short story Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1973
y separately published work icon The Money Movers Devon Minchin , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1972 Z481092 1972 single work novel crime Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1973
y separately published work icon Operation Concrete Butterfly Dick Peters , Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1973 Z1327110 1973 single work novel crime The opening of the Sydney Opera House is marred by an attack by the Black October movement, who rob the guests and take hostages. Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1973
y separately published work icon Steak for Breakfast Elizabeth O'Conner , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1958 Z220974 1958 single work autobiography Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1973
y separately published work icon Portrait of Pa : Norman Lindsay at Springwood Jane Lindsay , Cremorne : Angus and Robertson , 1973 Z287555 1973 single work biography Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1974
y separately published work icon Capricornia : A Novel Xavier Herbert , Sydney : Publicist Publishing Company , 1938 Z352152 1938 single work novel (taught in 7 units)

'Arriving in Capricornia (a fictional name for the Northern Territory) in 1904 with his brother Oscar, Mark Shillingworth soon becomes part of the flotsam and jetsam of Port Zodiac (Darwin) society. Dismissed from the public service for drunkenness, Mark forms a brief relationship with an Aboriginal woman and fathers a son, whom he deserts and who acquires the name of Naw-Nim (no-name). After killing a Chinese shopkeeper, Norman disappears from view until the second half of the novel.

'Oscar, the respectable contrast to Mark, marries and tries to establish himself on a Capricornian cattle station, Red Ochre, but is deserted by his wife and eventually returns for a time to Batman (Melbourne), accompanied by his daughter Marigold and foster son Norman, who has been sent to him after Mark's desertion.

'Oscar rejects the plea of a former employee, Peter Differ, to see to the welfare of his daughter Constance; Constance Differ is placed under the 'protection' of Humboldt Lace, a Protector of Aborigines, who seduces her and then marries her off to another man of Aboriginal descent. Forced into prostitution, Constance is dying of consumption when discovered by a railway fitter, Tim O'Cannon, who will take care of Constance's daughter, Tocky, until his own death in a train accident.
Hearing news in 1928 of an economic boom in Capricornia, Oscar returns to his station, where he is joined by Marigold and Norman, who has grown to manhood believing himself to be the son of a Javanese princess and a solider killed in the First World War. Soon after, he discovers his mother was an Aboriginal woman, and meets his father, with whom he will not reconcile until later in the novel. Norman then goes on a series of journeys to discover his true, Aboriginal self. On the second of these journeys, he meets and wanders in the wilderness with Tocky, who has escaped from the mission station to which she was sent after the death of O'Cannon. During this passage, she kills a man in self-defense, which leads to Norman's being accused of murder, at the same time his father is prosecuted for the death of the Chinese shopkeeper. At the end of the novel they are both acquitted, Heather and Mark are married, and Norman returns to Red Ochre, where he finds the body of Tocky and their child in a water tank in which she had taken refuge from the authorities.' (Source: Oxford Companion to Australian Literature)

Capricornia
Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1975
y separately published work icon Into the Sun : A Blue Hills Novel Blue Hills in the Sun : a Blue Hills novel Gwen Meredith , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1961 Z1292451 1961 single work novel At Oolera, an isolated township in Central Australia, Sister Heather Jamieson of the A.I.M. answers a radio call for help from an injured stockman on Cooper Downs Station. There she is soon crossing swords with the owner, Ric Carson, who, accepting hardships for himself, invites no woman to share them. This warmly realistic novel gives a vivid picture of life in the Inland and of its impact on the British migrant who is a vital element in the Australian scene today. (Half-title page of Into the Sun) Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1975
y separately published work icon Tales of the Colonies, or, the Adventures of an Emigrant Charles Rowcroft , 1842 single work novel The Adventures of an Emigrant in Van Diemen's Land : William Thornley Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1975
y separately published work icon The Man from Snowy River and Other Verses A. B. Paterson , Sydney : Pacific Books , 1961 Z1472898 1961 selected work poetry Different compilation from 1895 selection of the same title. Comprises poems from several Paterson selections. Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1975
y separately published work icon On Our Selection, and, Our New Selection 'Steele Rudd' , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1953 Z228834 1953 selected work short story humour Publishers note indicates this compilation is based on the NSW Bookstall Company's editions of 1909. These comprised fewer stories than the first editions. London Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1976
y separately published work icon Drums of Mer Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1933 Z105236 1933 single work novel historical fiction Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1977
y separately published work icon Tamarisk Row Gerald Murnane , Melbourne : Heinemann , 1974 Z322076 1974 single work novel (taught in 1 units) London : Arkon Paperbacks , 1977
y separately published work icon The Irishman : A Novel of Northern Australia Elizabeth O'Conner , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1960 Z221081 1960 single work novel Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1977
y separately published work icon Roof Over Heaven Frederick J. Thwaites , Sydney : H. John Edwards , 1953 Z276641 1953 single work novel adventure romance Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1977
y separately published work icon Sky Full of Thunder Frederick J. Thwaites , London Sydney : Harcourt Press , 1968 Z1422632 1968 single work novel adventure romance war literature Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1977
y separately published work icon That Was the Hour Frederick J. Thwaites , North Sydney : H. John Edwards , 1956 Z1422742 1956 single work novel adventure romance historical fiction Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1977
y separately published work icon No Love to Give Frederick J. Thwaites , London Sydney : Harcourt Press , 1969 Z1425273 1969 single work novel adventure romance Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1977
y separately published work icon A Lifetime on Clouds Gerald Murnane , Melbourne : Heinemann , 1976 Z322183 1976 single work novel

'Adrian Sherd is a teenage boy in Melbourne of the 1950s—the last years before television and the family car changed suburbia forever.

'Earnest and isolated, tormented by his hormones and his religious devotion, Adrian dreams of elaborate orgies with American film stars, and of marrying his sweetheart and fathering eleven children by her. He even dreams a history of the world as a chronicle of sexual frustration.

'A Lifetime on Clouds is funny, honest and sweetly told: a less ribald, Catholic Australian Portnoy’s Complaint.' (Publication summary : Text Classics)

Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1978
y separately published work icon The Last Wave Petru Popescu , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1977 Z1342571 1977 single work novel Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1978
y separately published work icon Distant Land Judah Waten , Melbourne : Cheshire , 1964 Z52668 1964 single work novel

This novel of present day migrant life centres on Joshua Kuperschmidt who arrives with his wife Shoshanah, from Poland, in 1925. He has given up his family and his traditional European ties to escape war and persecution, in the hope of a better life.

It is the moving story of a Jewish couple who have adapted themselves to a strange new environment in a distant land - a country where even the small Jewish community differs markedly from that they have known. Material success is the reward for Shoshanah's unrelenting ambition; but Joshua is never sure whether his own ambitions in this new society are ever fulfilled. (Publisher's blurb).

Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1978
y separately published work icon Mile Pegs Don Whitington , Sydney : Horwitz , 1963 Z1488756 1963 single work novel Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1978
y separately published work icon Steak for Breakfast Elizabeth O'Conner , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1958 Z220974 1958 single work autobiography Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1978
y separately published work icon Jimmy Governor : The True Story Frank Clune , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1978 7134031 1978 single work biography

Biography depicting reasons for J. Governor of Breelong murdering five people. (Source: TROVE)

Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1978
y separately published work icon The Warlords John Rowe , London Sydney : Angus and Robertson Arkon Paperbacks , 1978 Z865519 1978 single work novel thriller 'The year is 1999, the edge of the 21st century. Two Asian nations have grown too huge and unwieldy to survive. Waldon, Singh and Tsao are the self-appointed gods of destiny...This is a story of international intrigue, of callous minds at war with each other and with themselves.' (Source: back cover) London Sydney : Angus and Robertson Arkon Paperbacks , 1978
y separately published work icon The Hero of Too David Martin , Melbourne : Cassell Australia , 1965 Z529392 1965 single work novel humour Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1979
y separately published work icon Here's Luck Lennie Lower , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1930 Z1174152 1930 single work novel humour (taught in 1 units) Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1980
y separately published work icon Find a Woman Elizabeth O'Conner , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1963 Z221187 1963 single work novel humour Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1980
y separately published work icon Tales of Mystery and Romance Frank Moorhouse , London Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1977 Z395541 1977 selected work short story London Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1980
y separately published work icon The Sands of Windee Arthur W. Upfield , Z1515870 1931 single work novel crime detective

'An Inspector Bonaparte Mystery featuring Bony, the first Aboriginal detective. Why had Luke Marks driven specially out to Windee? Had he been murdered or had he,as the local police believed, wandered away from his car and been overwhelmed in a dust-storm? When Bony noticed something odd in the background of a police photograph, he begins to piece together the secrets of the sands of Windee. Here is the original background to the infamous Snowy Rowles murder trial.'

London Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1980
y separately published work icon An Author Bites the Dust Arthur W. Upfield , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1948 Z62594 1948 single work novel crime mystery detective Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1980
y separately published work icon The Devil's Steps Arthur W. Upfield , New York (City) : Doubleday , 1946 Z1174558 1946 single work novel detective Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1980
y separately published work icon Death of a Swagman Arthur W. Upfield , New York (City) : Doubleday , 1945 Z258342 1945 single work novel crime detective mystery

'Merino is an isolated town in New South Wales. Posing as a laborer, Bony goes there to investigate the murder of a vagrant and soon discovers a murderous tangle of motives and suspects. There are some very engaging characters and some excellent trakcing scenes leading to a suspenseful finish.'(Publication summary)

Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1980
y separately published work icon Winds of Evil Arthur W. Upfield , 1937 single work novel crime Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1980
y separately published work icon No Barrier Eleanor Dark , Sydney : Collins , 1953 Z824213 1953 single work novel historical fiction

'The story of the Mannion family continues after the Bligh rebellion. As the young Mannions grow to maturity, so too the settlement at Sydney Cove develops into a town of substance. And later, the longings of young Miles Mannion are echoed in the efforts of the settlers to spread to the west. The discovery of a route over the Blue Mountains west of Sydney means there will be no further barrier.' (Publication summary)

Sydney London : Angus and Robertson , 1980
y separately published work icon Jonah Louis Stone , London : Methuen , 1911 Z823874 1911 single work novel (taught in 1 units)

'Jonah, born a hunchback, is feared and revered in equal measure as the ruthless leader of the Push, a violent gang that terrorises the slums of Waterloo. Chook, a fellow member of the Push, is Jonah's loyal best friend. But after a chance encounter with his son, the result of a casual affair, Jonah decides to abandon the larrikin life and settle down. He marries Ada, the mother of his child, and takes advantage of an opportunity to open his own business. Chook, too, leaves the Push and finds love in the arms of factory worker, Pinkey. But can either man escape his awful past?'

Source: Publisher's blurb (Text Publishing edition).

London : Arkon Paperbacks , 1981
y separately published work icon Intimate Strangers Katharine Susannah Prichard , London : Jonathan Cape , 1937 Z347296 1937 single work novel Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1981
y separately published work icon While the Billy Boils Henry Lawson , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1896 Z822461 1896 selected work short story Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1981
y separately published work icon Mr Jelly's Business Arthur W. Upfield , 1932 Z1369404 1932 single work novel crime Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1981
y separately published work icon More Dad and Dave : Two Classic Books 'Steele Rudd' , London Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1981 Z1383179 1981 selected work short story Contents: Sandy's Selection and Back at Our Selection. London Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1981
y separately published work icon Beyond the Rainbow Frederick J. Thwaites , London Sydney : Harcourt Press , Z1414218 1961 single work novel adventure romance Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1981
y separately published work icon No Rainbow in the Sky Frederick J. Thwaites , Sydney : H. John Edwards , 1959 Z1414298 1959 single work novel adventure romance Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1981
y separately published work icon They Lived That Spring Frederick J. Thwaites , Sydney : F. J. Thwaites , 1946 Z1422816 1946 single work novel adventure romance war literature Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1981
y separately published work icon A Mountain for Monique Frederick J. Thwaites , London Sydney : Harcourt Press , 1964 Z1425265 1964 single work novel adventure romance Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1981
y separately published work icon The Bush Undertaker and Other Stories Henry Lawson , Colin Roderick (editor), Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1970 Z386989 1970 selected work short story humour Includes a detailed bibliographic commentary on each story with particular attention to revisions. London Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1982
y separately published work icon Further Confessions of the Beachcomber : The Best of E. J. Banfield's My Tropic Isle, Tropic Days, and Last Leaves from Dunk Island E. J. Banfield , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1983 Z1032380 1983 selected work essay Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1983
y separately published work icon Bush Studies Barbara Baynton , London : Duckworth , 1902 Z820571 1902 selected work short story (taught in 12 units)

'Bush Studies is famous for its stark realism—for not romanticising bush life, instead showing all its bleakness and harshness.

'Economic of style, influenced by the great nineteenth-century Russian novelists, Barbara Baynton’s short-story collection presents the Australian bush as dangerous and isolating for the women who inhabit it.' (Publication summary : Text Classics)

Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1983
y separately published work icon The Mystery of Swordfish Reef Arthur W. Upfield , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1939 Z101751 1939 single work novel crime mystery detective 'An intriguing case for Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte begins on a calm October day in an Australian seaside town. Three men set out to sea for a day's fishing...and do not return. Despite intensive searches, no trace of the men or their boat is found until, weeks later, a passing trawler hauls in a gruesome catch - the head of one of the missing fishermen. It is quite clear that its owner was murdered with a pistol bullet. But by whom and why is for Bony to find out.' - (back cover, 1983 Arkon Paperback). Sydney : Angus and Robertson Arkon Paperbacks , 1983
y separately published work icon The Night Closed Down Frederick J. Thwaites , Sydney : F. J. Thwaites , 1948 Z1420857 1948 single work novel adventure romance Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1983
y separately published work icon The Bachelors of Broken Hill Gli scapoli di Broken Hill Arthur W. Upfield , New York (City) : Doubleday , 1950 Z143676 1950 single work novel crime mystery detective
— Appears in: Bony a mys ; Po stope novej topanky ; Stari mladenci z Broken Hillu 1976; (p. Page numbers unavailable)

'Among the 28,000 inhabitants of Broken Hill there stalks a killer. Already two elderly bachelors have died horribly from cyanide poisoning. Now, two months later, Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte faces a cold trail - no motive, no clues. So Bony waits for what he believes to be inevitable - a third killing. ' (Publication summary)

North Ryde : Arkon Paperbacks , 1983
y separately published work icon The Will of the Tribe Arthur W. Upfield , London Melbourne : Heinemann , 1962 Z962007 1962 single work novel mystery detective crime
— Appears in: Vrazda musi pockat ; Vola kmena ; Prekliaty dom 1988; (p. Page numbers unavailable)
This adventure of Inspector Napoleon (Bony) Bonaparte is set in North Western Australia; it deals with a corpse in a meteor crater and with vital information hidden behind the impassive mask of an aboriginal tribe, where only the half-black Bony has any hope of reaching it. The interplay between whites and blacks, from assimilated to wholly wild, is subtly and sensitively handled, and Bony emerges as one of the rare detective figures with genuine stature as a man. As in most Upfield novels, the geography, the geology and the cultural anthropology of Australia are living elements in the story (Cover, Collier 1984 ed.).
North Ryde : Arkon Paperbacks , 1983
y separately published work icon The Broken Melody Frederick J. Thwaites , Sydney : Frederick J. Thwaites , 1930 Z342677 1930 single work novel romance adventure Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1984
y separately published work icon Shadows Over Rangoon Frederick J. Thwaites , Sydney : F. J. Thwaites , 1941 Z1422522 1941 single work novel adventure romance war literature Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1984
y separately published work icon White Moonlight Frederick J. Thwaites , North Sydney : H. John Edwards , 1957 Z143703 1957 single work novel adventure romance 'Having survived years of brutality inflicted by sadist Japanese guards, David Barrington had every right to believe that peace would see him reunited with his young wife and their baby daughter, whom he had evacuated to Australia from Singapore a few weeks before Pearl Harbour.

'But Fate has other ideas; consequently, late in 1956, we meet a very embittered Barrington serving with Sheik Al Rasbu's private army in Trucial Oman.

'What made this once happy planter sell everything he possessed and become a soldier of fortune? Why does he drink to excess and challenge others' faith in women? What thoughts torment a mind when hope is a meaningless word, and dark suspicions become part of every hour?' (Publication summary)
Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1984
y separately published work icon The New Shoe Arthur W. Upfield , Z1507432 1951 single work novel detective crime mystery
— Appears in: Bony a mys ; Po stope novej topanky ; Stari mladenci z Broken Hillu 1976; (p. Page numbers unavailable)

'The naked body of a man is discovered entombed in the wall of the Split Point Lighthouse on Australia's southeast coast; the murder is two months old, and the identity of the victim is unknown. Of Split Point's suspicious inhabitants, only Ed Penwarden, the coffin-maker, befriends Bony upon his arrival. As he delves into the case, Bony is curious to know why a coffin is moved in the night, who was the girl seen struggling with Dick Lake on the cliff top--and why the Bully Buccaneers came to deal in death.' (Publication summary)

Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1984
y separately published work icon Murder Must Wait Arthur W. Upfield , Z1507440 1953 single work novel crime mystery detective
— Appears in: Vrazda musi pockat ; Vola kmena ; Prekliaty dom 1988; (p. Page numbers unavailable)
North Ryde : Arkon Paperbacks , 1984
y separately published work icon The White Savage Arthur W. Upfield , London Melbourne : Heinemann , 1961 Z961932 1961 single work novel mystery detective crime North Ryde : Arkon Paperbacks , 1984
y separately published work icon The Lake Frome Monster Arthur W. Upfield , London : Heinemann , 1966 Z371056 1966 single work novel crime detective
— Appears in: Boni I Myshka [and] Leiik-Froumskiii Koshmar 1996;
Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1984
y separately published work icon Lightning Ridge : The Land of Black Opals Lightning Ridge Ion L. Idriess , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1940 Z140883 1940 single work autobiography Sydney : Arkon Paperbacks , 1985
y separately published work icon Venom House Arthur W. Upfield , New York (City) : Doubleday , 1952 Z283537 1952 single work novel crime detective mystery
— Appears in: Vrazda musi pockat ; Vola kmena ; Prekliaty dom 1988; (p. Page numbers unavailable)

'The Answerth family's mansion seems to deserve its nickname of Venom House - perhaps because of its forbidding setting, an island in the centre of a man-made lake, its treacherous waters studded by the skeletons of long-dead trees. Perhaps it's because of the unquiet ghosts of the Aboriginals slaughtered by the Answerth ancestors. Whatever the reason, most people are content to give Venom House and its occupants a wide berth... until a couple of corpses turn up in the lake. Inspector Bonaparte has a sudden urge to get to knows the Answerths and their charming home much better... ' (Publication summary)

North Ryde : Arkon Paperbacks , 1985
y separately published work icon Wings above the Diamantina Arthur W. Upfield , Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1936 Z558666 1936 single work novel crime detective 'The discovery of a stolen red monoplane on the dry, flat bottom of Emu Lake meant many things for different folks. For Elizabeth Nettlefold, the chance to nurse its strangely ill meant renewed purpose in life. For Dr Knowles, brilliant physician and town drunk, it meant the revival of a romantic dream. For some it meant a murder plan gone awry, and for Bonaparte, it meant one of the toughest cases of his career. ' (Publication summary) North Ryde : Arkon Paperbacks , 1985

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