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Issue Details: First known date: 1900... 1900 King of the Rocks : A Novel
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The 'rocks' refers to a society of Sydney roughs, with the hero of the story being their leader. Focused on a larrikin hero.

Notes

  • The Australian Dictionary of Biography , following Pratt's Who's Who entry, gives incorrect dates of publication (1898) for King of the Rocks. It is worth noting that in The Late Alfred Cecil Rowlandson : Pioneer Publisher of Australian Novels (1922) an anonymous author asserts the novel was published by Hutchinson in London in 1897 (p.28). No edition earlier than 1900 has been traced.

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Works about this Work

New Fiction Junius , 1901 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Town and Country Journal , 1 June vol. 62 no. 1634 1901; (p. 56)

— Review of King of the Rocks : A Novel Ambrose Pratt , 1900 single work novel
New Fiction Junius , 1901 single work review
— Appears in: The Australian Town and Country Journal , 1 June vol. 62 no. 1634 1901; (p. 56)

— Review of King of the Rocks : A Novel Ambrose Pratt , 1900 single work novel
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