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y separately published work icon Young Adam (International) assertion single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 1961... 1961 Young Adam
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Banned in Australia

Censorship Agencies: Literature Censorship Board
Decision: 6 Feb 1962
NAA Source: C4129/1; Box Y
Censorship notes: According to the censor's records, this novel was published as a short story in a volume of short stories titled Seed of Desire (New York: Castle, 1956; republished New York: Castle, 1961) which was banned on 06.02.1962. The novel was first published (Paris: Olympia Press, 1954, 96p.) under the pseudonym Frances Lengel, and republished under Trocchi's name in London in 1961. This edition was banned by the Literature Censorship Board in 1968.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Outsiders Seed of Desire (International) assertion Alexander Trocchi , New York (City) : New American Library of World Literature, Inc. , 1961 Z1443291 1961 selected work novel short story Comprises a revised version of Young Adam (1954) together with stories ' Being of Distances', 'The Holy Man', 'Peter Pierce' and 'A Meeting'. First published without Trocchi's authorisation in 1956 by Castle Books, New York, as Seed of Desire, under the pseudonym Jean Blanche. New York (City) : New American Library of World Literature, Inc. , 1961
    • London,
      United Kingdom (UK),
      Western Europe, Europe,
      Heinemann ,
      1961 .
      Extent: 161p.
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