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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... no. 275 October 2005 of Australian Book Review est. 1961 Australian Book Review
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* Contents derived from the 2005 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Books Alive, Ben Strout , single work correspondence (p. 4)
Edinburgh or the Bush, John Carmody , single work correspondence (p. 4)
What's the Difference?, Leith Morton , single work correspondence (p. 5)
Means of Persuasion, Peter Haig , single work review
— Review of The Gentle Art of Persuasion : How to Argue Effectively Chester Porter , 2005 single work prose ;
(p. 12-13)
The Hybrid State, Morag Fraser , single work review
— Review of Civil Passions : Selected Writings Martin Krygier , 2005 selected work essay ;
(p. 16-17)
A Beautiful Whirly Moment, Michelle Griffin , single work review
— Review of Invisible Yet Enduring Lilacs : Essays Gerald Murnane , 2005 selected work autobiography essay criticism short story ; Literati : Australian Contemporary Literary Figures Discuss Fear, Frustrations and Fame 2005 selected work interview ;
(p. 18-19)
A True Correspondence, Anne Pender , single work review
— Review of Dearest Munx : The Letters of Christina Stead and William J. Blake Christina Stead , William J. Blake , 2005 selected work correspondence ;
(p. 19-20)
The Brilliant Fabricator, Ian Britain , single work review
— Review of The Diaries of Donald Friend. Volume 3 Donald Friend , 2005 selected work diary ;
(p. 21-22)
Good Timing, David McCooey , single work review
— Review of The Best Australian Poetry 2005 2005 anthology poetry ;
(p. 23-24)
Awful Ease, Peter Pierce , single work review
— Review of Babes in the Bush : The Making of an Australian Image Kim Torney , 2005 single work criticism ;
(p. 27)
Ash Saturdayi"There is no God, I was made in this man's image:", Craig Sherborne , single work poetry (p. 30)
Beach Buriali"To the sea we bear our fathers in state -", Peter Rose , single work poetry (p. 31)
Thesis, Antithesis, Prosthesis, James Ley , single work review
— Review of Slow Man J. M. Coetzee , 2005 single work novel ;
(p. 32-33)
The Avant-Garde Minder, Melinda Harvey , single work review
— Review of The Garden Book Brian Castro , 2005 single work novel ;
(p. 34)
Strange History, Gillian Dooley , single work review
— Review of The Journal of Fletcher Christian : Together with the History of Henry Corkill Peter Corris , 2005 single work novel ;
(p. 35)
Ungrasped Depths, Lorien Kaye , single work review
— Review of The Book Thief Markus Zusak , 2005 single work novel ;
(p. 36)
Less Not More Chop Suey, Michelle Haines Thomas , single work review
— Review of Noble Sindhu Horses Lynette Chataway , 2005 single work novel ; 98% Pure : A Novel J. D. Cregan , 2005 single work novel ;
(p. 37-38)
The Judgement of Cambysesi"This must be a page from The Manual", Peter Porter , single work poetry

A poem reflecting on Gerard David's The Judgment of Cambyses (1498). Oil on wood, 159 x 182 cm; Groeninge Museum, Bruges.

The subject of the painting is taken from Herodotus: 'the judge Sisamnes, who had been guilty of prevarication, was arrested and punished by Cambyses, the King of Persia. For his crimes, Sisamnes was condemned to be flayed alive.'

Source: Web Gallery of Art,
Sighted: 10/10/2005

(p. 38)
The Dispersed Self, Mary Eagle , single work review
— Review of Judy Cassab : A Portrait Brenda Niall , 2005 single work biography ;
(p. 39)
Washing Away the Myths, Kate Baillieu , single work review
— Review of The Life and Death of Harold Holt Thomas R. Frame , 2005 single work biography ;
(p. 40)

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