Story of Donovan's Sperrit single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1889... 1889 Story of Donovan's Sperrit
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Donovan the publican went to his grave, perhaps helped by the ministrations of his wife, and without those of a Christian minister. He loiters about his old, and subsequently razed, pub where he eventually strikes up a friendship with Dinny, who has correctly dreamed of the location of Donovan's fortune. Long years later, when Dinny also passes from the mortal world, their friendship continues.

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    y Christmas on Carringa J. C. F. Johnson , Adelaide : E. S. Wigg , 1873 Z1024724 1873 selected work short story poetry An Austral Christmas Adelaide : W. K. Thomas , 1889 pg. 27-32
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