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Note: Cover design; Leist's painting, Blue and Silver, appears on cover.
Issue Details: First known date: 1929... vol. 10 no. 5 1 May 1929 of The Home est. 1920 The Home
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  • Mid-Season Social Number
  • Includes column by Fritz Hart (q.v.), 'Recent Books', which reviews two works which are outside the scope of AustLit: The Life and Adventures of Peter Wilkins (by Robert Paltock); The Mechanics of Singing (by Edgar Evetts and Robert A. Worthington).


* Contents derived from the 1929 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Ballad of Riddling Bridgei"There were twa Engineers, I wot,", Ethel Anderson , 1929 single work poetry humour (p. 24)
Note: Included within the content of the topical monthly column, 'With These Few Words', the poem is preceded by a brief retrospective discussion of the yet to be completed Harbour Bridge.
Gravely Speaking : Of These Final Departures, Angela Thirkell , 1929 single work prose humour (p. 30, 58, 60)
Note: illus.
Mr Micawber in Australia, Arthur H. Adams , 1929 single work criticism

Drawing on the content of David Copperfield, Arthur H. Adams discusses the fictional characters (Mr Micawber and his family, Daniel Peggotty and Little Em'ly) who narratively immigrate to Australia in the course of the novel. Adams also notes how Dickens, while never having been to Australia, 'managed to present such an accurate picture of life in the early days' of settlement.

(p. 36, 71-72)
The Sneakthief, Elizabeth Shandy , 1929 single work prose humour (p. 40, 86)
Note: illus.
Hardy Wilson's New Book, Paul Nicholas , 1929 single work review
— Review of The Dawn of a New Civilization William Hardy Wilson , 1929 single work novel ;
(p. 48, 88)
Note: illus., port.
The Lake with Nine Corners, Ethel Anderson , 1929 single work short story (p. 76)

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