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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 A Tour Guide in Utopia
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A small press collection of short stories, all previously published, some dating from 1994.

Notes

  • Dedication: Peter McNamara
  • Reviewed briefly in the Weekend Australian (Review), 10-11 December 2005.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Parramatta, Parramatta area, Sydney, New South Wales,:MirrorDanse Editions , 2005 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Matilda Told Such Dreadful Lies, Lucy Sussex , single work short story fantasy
The 'true' account of the events that led to the story recounted in Waltzing Matilda by A. B. Paterson. The story is told through the voice of the bunyip who inhabits the billabong at which the events are said to have unfolded.
(p. 7-17)
The Queen of Erewhon, Lucy Sussex , single work short story fantasy science fiction (p. 18-42)
The Gloaming, Lucy Sussex , single work short story fantasy (p. 43-50)
La Sentinelle, Lucy Sussex , single work novella horror fantasy (p. 51-107)
A Tour Guide in Utopia, Lucy Sussex , single work short story fantasy
Sussex has a fictional meeting with the young Victorian writer Ida Pemberton, who has been projected forward into the Melbourne of 1993, a world Pemberton predicted in an actual short story a century earlier. Since Ida Pemberton died at the early age of twenty-six in 1894 from tuberculosis, Sussex is able to weave an effective "what if" story from what actually was' (Colin Steele, SF Commentary No 77, p.54).

(p. 108-115)
Kay and Phil, Lucy Sussex , single work short story science fiction (p. 116-139)
The Lottery, Lucy Sussex , single work short story science fiction (p. 140-148)
The Ghost of Mrs Rochester, Lucy Sussex , single work short story science fiction
In 'The Ghost of Mrs Rochester,' Sussex 'links past and present, in this case an illustration of Mrs Rochester in an edition of Jane Eyre, to provide a most effective ghost story' (Colin Steele, SF Commentary No 77, p.54).

(p. 149-168)
Merlusine, Lucy Sussex , single work short story fantasy science fiction (p. 169-199)
Frozen Charlottes, Lucy Sussex , single work short story fantasy (p. 200-212)
Runaways, Lucy Sussex , single work short story fantasy (p. 213-233)
Absolute Uncertainty, Lucy Sussex , single work short story science fiction (p. 234-262)
Afterword, Lucy Sussex , single work prose (p. 263-265)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Untitled Vivienne Stickland , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 20 no. 3 2006; (p. 53)

— Review of A Tour Guide in Utopia Lucy Sussex , 2005 selected work short story novella prose
A Tour Guide in Utopia Christopher Thompson , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 14 no. 1 2006; (p. 14)

— Review of A Tour Guide in Utopia Lucy Sussex , 2005 selected work short story novella prose
New Australian Science Fiction Paul Voermans , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 183 2006; (p. 88)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 2005 anthology short story ; A Tour Guide in Utopia Lucy Sussex , 2005 selected work short story novella prose
Untitled Bruce Gillespie , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Cosmos , February / March no. 7 2006; (p. 87)

— Review of A Tour Guide in Utopia Lucy Sussex , 2005 selected work short story novella prose
A Small Fanstastic Pond Jake Wilson , 2005-2006 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 277 2005-2006; (p. 60-61)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 2005 anthology short story ; A Tour Guide in Utopia Lucy Sussex , 2005 selected work short story novella prose
Creeping Flesh, Etcetera Dave Luckett , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 3 December 2005; (p. 10)

— Review of A Tour Guide in Utopia Lucy Sussex , 2005 selected work short story novella prose
A Small Fanstastic Pond Jake Wilson , 2005-2006 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January no. 277 2005-2006; (p. 60-61)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 2005 anthology short story ; A Tour Guide in Utopia Lucy Sussex , 2005 selected work short story novella prose
Untitled Bruce Gillespie , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Cosmos , February / March no. 7 2006; (p. 87)

— Review of A Tour Guide in Utopia Lucy Sussex , 2005 selected work short story novella prose
New Australian Science Fiction Paul Voermans , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Winter no. 183 2006; (p. 88)

— Review of The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Volume 1 2005 anthology short story ; A Tour Guide in Utopia Lucy Sussex , 2005 selected work short story novella prose
A Tour Guide in Utopia Christopher Thompson , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 14 no. 1 2006; (p. 14)

— Review of A Tour Guide in Utopia Lucy Sussex , 2005 selected work short story novella prose
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