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Issue Details: First known date: 1903-1904... 1903-1904 What the Rats Brought
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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Phil May's Illustrated Annual no. 15 Winter 1903-1904 Z1208965 1903-1904 periodical issue 1903-1904 pg. 14-20
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    y separately published work icon Australian Nightmares : More Australian Tales of Terror and the Supernatural James Doig (editor), Mandurah : Equilibrium Books , 2008 Z1789390 2008 anthology short story horror Mandurah : Equilibrium Books , 2008 pg. 55-64
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    y separately published work icon Steampunk Prime : A Vintage Steam Punk Reader Steampunk : Extraordinary Tales of Victorian Futurism Mike Ashley (editor), New York (City) : Nonstop Press , 2010 Z1925746 2010 anthology short story science fiction 'Discover original steampunk tales in this anthology of stories written before there were actual rocketships, atomic power, digital computers, or readily available electricity. The modern day steampunk genre is a reinventing of the past through the eyes of its inventors and adventures, but this collection is from real Victorians and Edwardians who saw the future potential of science and its daring possibilities. Steam-powered automobiles, submarines, and robots are featured alongside great airships and spaceships in these bold and creative stories of hope, triumph, and disaster' (back cover).
    New York (City) : Nonstop Press , 2010
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    y separately published work icon Ghost Stories and Mysteries Ernest Favenc , James Doig (editor), Rockville : Borgo Press , 2013 Z1925098 2013 selected work short story horror mystery 'This book collects thirty-one of Favenc's best stories, many published here for the first time since their original publication; and aims to showcase Favenc's talent as the most important Australian colonial writer of Gothic and supernatural fiction. The stories span the period 1875-1907, and demonstrate the richness and variety of his art, making this a major publishing event for enthusiasts of nineteenth-century crime and weird fiction' (back cover).
    Rockville : Borgo Press , 2013
    pg. 266-276
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    y separately published work icon Beyond the Orbit : An Anthology of Australian Science Fiction to 1935 James Doig (editor), Rockville : Wildside Press , 2019 15852301 2019 anthology short story science fiction

    'The stories collected here indicate something of the richness and variety of science fiction written by Australian authors up until the mid-1930s. We see some of the themes mentioned above, for example the lost civilisation story (Phil Collas’s “The Inner Domain”) and the future invasion story (Ernest Favenc’s “What the Rats Brought”), but they offer something new and original, while other stories are built on the consequences of technological discoveries or advancements, for example Ernest Favenc’s “The Land of the Unseen,” H.B. Marriott Watson’s “The Instrument,” and Beatrice Grimshaw’s “Lost Wings.”'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Rockville : Wildside Press , 2019
    pg. 10-17
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