AustLit logo
The Investment of Choice single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 The Investment of Choice
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

George and Wendy, an elderly couple, are unable to enjoy their retirement thanks to Wendy's arthritis and George's asthma. They decide to spend all of their savings on an experimental treatment that restores their bodies to middle age condition. Physically fit and healthy, they apply for an old age pension as they slowly run out of money - only to find that the government has declared them to be of working age again.

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia:

    Type of disability Arthritis, asthma.
    Type of character Primary.
    Point of view Third person.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Page Seventeen no. 2 2005 Z1655137 2005 periodical issue 2005 pg. 64-66
Last amended 16 Apr 2018 09:34:16
X