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y separately published work icon Archimedes and the Seagle : A Novel single work   novel   humour  
Issue Details: First known date: 1984... 1984 Archimedes and the Seagle : A Novel
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'The protagonist of this first-person narrative is Archimedes, also called ""Happy,'' an Irish setter who has taught himself to read and write. Archimedes guides the reader through the streets of Sydney, Australia, and expounds on human and dog life. Happy's world includes a Sydney waterfront where humans act like seagulls and seagulls take on human characteristics: there are seagull tourists, seagull art critics and seagull gay-rights activists. The eponymous seagle is different from the other seagulls, spending most of its time soaring like an eagle, and Archimedes admires it from a distance.'

Source: Publisher's Weekly (https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-14-008090-2). (Sighted: 10/01/2018)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Allen Lane , 1984 .
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      Extent: 1 vol.p.
      ISBN: 0713916931
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Viking , 1984 .
      Extent: 228p.
      ISBN: 067080309X
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1986 .
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      Extent: 228p.
      ISBN: 0140080902 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Our Literary Lions Andrew Field , 1998 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 30 May 1998; (p. 5,10)
y separately published work icon Atomic Fiction: The Novels of David Ireland Ken Gelder , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1993 Z435693 1993 selected work criticism
[Review] Archimedes and the Seagle Geoffrey Dutton , 1989 single work review
— Appears in: The Good Reading Guide 1989; (p. 128-129)

— Review of Archimedes and the Seagle : A Novel David Ireland , 1984 single work novel
Recent Australian Fiction Thelma Forshaw , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: Quadrant , January-February vol. 29 no. 1-2 1985; (p. 138-140)

— Review of Archimedes and the Seagle : A Novel David Ireland , 1984 single work novel ; Loving Daughters Olga Masters , 1984 single work novel ; Jane Austen in Australia : A Novel Barbara Ker Wilson , 1984 single work novel
Fear and Sensuality Brian Matthews , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , October no. 7 1984; (p. 14)

— Review of Archimedes and the Seagle : A Novel David Ireland , 1984 single work novel
Fear and Sensuality Brian Matthews , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Adelaide Review , October no. 7 1984; (p. 14)

— Review of Archimedes and the Seagle : A Novel David Ireland , 1984 single work novel
Dog's Eye View of Humankind Katharine England , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 15 September 1984; (p. 36)

— Review of Archimedes and the Seagle : A Novel David Ireland , 1984 single work novel
Families and Fantasy Kerryn Goldsworthy , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , December no. 97 1984; (p. 75-77)

— Review of Archimedes and the Seagle : A Novel David Ireland , 1984 single work novel ; Loving Daughters Olga Masters , 1984 single work novel
Good Humor in a Dog's-Eye View of Life Geoffrey Dutton , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 7 August vol. 106 no. 5428 1984; (p. 58)

— Review of Archimedes and the Seagle : A Novel David Ireland , 1984 single work novel
Ireland Turns Whimsical Helen Daniel , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 18 August 1984; (p. 15)

— Review of Archimedes and the Seagle : A Novel David Ireland , 1984 single work novel
y separately published work icon Atomic Fiction: The Novels of David Ireland Ken Gelder , St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 1993 Z435693 1993 selected work criticism
Our Literary Lions Andrew Field , 1998 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 30 May 1998; (p. 5,10)
Last amended 10 Jan 2018 07:22:50
Subjects:
  • Urban,
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
  • Woolloomooloo, Kings Cross area, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,
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