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The Headless Horseman of the Drummer single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 The Headless Horseman of the Drummer
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'Did you ever see him? Oh, yes, dozens of times, me and the others . . . well, not see him, but we knew he was there. I’d never go over that mountain at night. Still won’t. Rather stay at the bottom, in someone’s house. Go on next morning. Sometimes used to stay with them . . . Mac something . . .' (Introduction)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Uncle Herb and Uncle Sandy ... at work

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Meanjin vol. 68 no. 2 Winter 2009 Z1595093 2009 periodical issue 2009 pg. 156-162
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Meanjin A-Z : Fiction 1980 to Now Jonathan Green (editor), Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 2018 13957310 2018 anthology short story

    'Think of an Australian writer and chances are that at some time or another they’ve had short fiction published in Meanjin.
    'For the first time a treasure trove of this writing leaps from the pages of Meanjin into a book of fine fiction.
    'You’ll read Tim Winton, David Malouf and recent work by Jennifer Mills. In between you’ll find John Kinsella, Eliot Perlman, Elizabeth Jolley, Nicholas Jose, Bruce Pascoe, Melissa Lucashenko, A.S. Patric and many more. '  (Publication summary)

    Melbourne : Melbourne University Press , 2018
    pg. 187-194
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