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y separately published work icon Much in Little : Digger Stories selected work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1922... 1922 Much in Little : Digger Stories
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* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,:Herbert Scanlon , 1922 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Hatter, Herbert Scanlon , 1922 single work short story war literature
The narrator describes the life of a man who, neglected as a child, embarked on a life of petty crime as a young man before enlisting for World War I. His brave and exemplary service changed his life.
(p. 3-10)
The Magnificent Thief, Herbert Scanlon , 1922 single work short story war literature (p. 11-19)
Heggity's Story, Herbert Scanlon , 1922 single work short story
A lazy young man idles his days away in watching ships come and go in the harbour, and in drinking. However, having fallen victim to a crafty barmaid, he wakes from a drugged sleep to find himself on board ship as part of the crew. Many years pass and the man, having caught wind of a gold strike in one of the ports visited, has turned his fortune around. A chance re-encounter with the conniving woman offers him the opportunity to avenge himself and have justice prevail.
(p. 19-29)
Little M'amselle, Herbert Scanlon , 1919 single work short story war literature
Life in the trenches is made more bearable for a group of Australian soldiers by the innocent joyousness of a little village girl. As they march, battle-weary, along the village roads they look forward to encountering her playful antics and childish prattle. One day, however, they discover that she too has fallen victim to the horror that is war.
(p. 30-32)
Note: With title: Little Mamselle

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