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Issue Details: First known date: 2005... 2005 Magical Realism and Writing Place : A Novel and Exegesis
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  • Submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the School of Arts, Faculty of Arts, Griffith University. Thesis PhD.


* Contents derived from the Queensland,: 2005 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Exegesis, Glenda Guest , 2005 single work criticism (p. 1-202)
Note: Written as: Dorothy Glenda Guest
Siddon Rock, Glenda Guest , 2005 single work novel

'"When Macha Connor came home from the war she walked into town as naked as the day she was born, except for well-worn and shining boots, a dusty slouch hat, and the .303 rifle she held across her waist."

'Macha patrols Siddon Rock by night, watching over the town's inhabitants: Brigid, Granna, and all of the Aberline clan; Alistair in Meakin's Haberdashery, with his fine sense of style; Sybil, scrubbing away at the bloodstains in her father's butcher shop; Reverend Siggy, afraid of the outback landscape and the district's magical saltpans; silent Nell with her wild dogs; publican Marg, always accompanied by a cloud of blue; and the new barman, Kelpie Crush.

'It is only when refugee Catalin Morgenstern and her young son Josis arrive in town that Macha realises there is nothing she can do to keep the townspeople safe.' (From the publisher's website.)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

      Queensland,: 2005 .
      Extent: viii, 231, 438 leavesp.
      Written as: Dorothy Glenda Guest
      • Bibliography: leaves 202-231.
      2006 .
      Link: Web resource Sighted 17/03/2010
      • 'The novel, Siddon Rock, has not been made available here as it has now been published.'
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