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y separately published work icon Hell to Heaven single work   novel   fantasy  
Is part of Journey to Wudang Kylie Chan , 2010 series - author novel (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Hell to Heaven
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'Emma teeters on the edge of becoming fully demon, and must make a journey to the Kunlun Mountains in the West, home of the the reclusive goddess Nu Wa, in an attempt to regain her humanity.
Travelling with Emma is Xuan Wu's daughter, Simone, who is struggling with her growing powers and trying to defend herself from the demons who want to destroy her.
And Michael is trying to come to terms with the shock of finding out he might be half demon...and a danger to them all.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Epigraph:

    The Turtle raises its head above the water
    and watches the glittering coloured lights
    beneath the blazing stars of the Northern
    Heavens, wondering why it is there.

    The Serpent chokes on the polluted water,
    drifting to the bottom amid the mud and
    oil, listening to the many engines moving
    overhead.

    They cry. There is no answer.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Voyager , 2010 .
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      Extent: 560p.
      Note/s:
      • Includes:
        • Glossary pp. 541-558
        • Cultural Notes pp. 558-559
        • Further reading: pp. 559-560
      • Cover design by Darren Holt. 
      ISBN: 9780732286873
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Journey to Wudang : Trilogy Kylie Chan , Sydney : Voyager , 2013 6780284 2013 selected work novel fantasy Sydney : Voyager , 2013

Other Formats

  • Also large print.

Works about this Work

The Publishing Ecosystems of Contemporary Australian Genre Fiction Beth Driscoll , Lisa Fletcher , Kim Wilkins , David Carter , 2018 single work
— Appears in: Creative Industries Journal , vol. 11 no. 2 2018; (p. 203-221)

'The cultural and commercial operations of the publishing industry have been dramatically reshaped by digital technologies, yet little is known about how these effects are differentiated across sectors of the industry. This article analyses data about the production of Australian-authored fantasy, romance and crime fiction titles to explore the specific publishing ecosystems of different genres and the roles played by multinational, small press and self-publishing in each. First, we show that there has been across-the-board growth in each genre and for each type of publisher. Second, we argue that multinational publishing activity in these genres has been characterized by broad stability, punctuated by experimentation with genre-specific imprints for romance and fantasy titles. Third, we find that small presses make diverse contributions to genre ecosystems, able to both activate prestige and experiment with formats. Finally, we note the immense growth in self-publishing, particularly in romance, and argue that self-publishing now operates in tandem with traditional publishing to create hybridized publishing ecosystems - with greater potential to transform the traditional publishing model than e-books.' (Publication abstract)

The Publishing Ecosystems of Contemporary Australian Genre Fiction Beth Driscoll , Lisa Fletcher , Kim Wilkins , David Carter , 2018 single work
— Appears in: Creative Industries Journal , vol. 11 no. 2 2018; (p. 203-221)

'The cultural and commercial operations of the publishing industry have been dramatically reshaped by digital technologies, yet little is known about how these effects are differentiated across sectors of the industry. This article analyses data about the production of Australian-authored fantasy, romance and crime fiction titles to explore the specific publishing ecosystems of different genres and the roles played by multinational, small press and self-publishing in each. First, we show that there has been across-the-board growth in each genre and for each type of publisher. Second, we argue that multinational publishing activity in these genres has been characterized by broad stability, punctuated by experimentation with genre-specific imprints for romance and fantasy titles. Third, we find that small presses make diverse contributions to genre ecosystems, able to both activate prestige and experiment with formats. Finally, we note the immense growth in self-publishing, particularly in romance, and argue that self-publishing now operates in tandem with traditional publishing to create hybridized publishing ecosystems - with greater potential to transform the traditional publishing model than e-books.' (Publication abstract)

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