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Issue Details: First known date: 1988... no. 24 1988 of Australian Short Stories est. 1982 Australian Short Stories
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  • Dedication: This issue of Australian Short Stories is dedicated to Stephen Murray-Smith and Olga Masters.
  • Cover painting by Lydia Robertson-Smith.


* Contents derived from the 1988 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Editorial, Frank Hardy , single work correspondence (p. 4-5)
Born Out Bush, Milly Taylor , single work life story (p. 7-19)
Note: Illustrated with a map and an illustration by Irena Sibley.
White Friends, Lyn Hughes , single work short story (p. 20-26)
The Reps, Barry Dickins , single work short story satire (p. 27-31)
Note: With an illustration by the author.
The Duel Catalogue, Richard Lunn , single work short story (p. 32-41)
Note: With an illlustration by Stephen Pascoe.
Can a Morris Minor Break the Speed of Sound?, Rosa Safransky , single work short story (p. 42-44)
Blaze, Steven Carroll , single work short story (p. 51-61)
The Hair and the Teeth, Carmel Bird , single work short story (p. 62-65)
Block, Kevin Brophy , single work short story (p. 66-79)
Unbearable, Carmel Killin , single work short story (p. 80-87)
All the Colours, Janet Shaw , single work short story (p. 88-94)
A Black Christmas, Jack Ho , single work short story (p. 95-99)
Lord Tony's Deal, Roger Vickery , single work short story (p. 100-112)
Note: With an illustration by Judy Dunn.
The Vicar's Christmas Raffle, Clement Semmler , single work short story (p. 113-117)
Dream Days of a Ninety - Days King, Kenneth Gasmier , single work short story (p. 118-125)
Note: With an illustration by Leigh Hobbs.

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