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Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 The Flatmate from Hell
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'A vampire moves into the cellar room and gives the skinheads next door their comeuppance. He’s a Gypsy, and in his mind, the skins wear jackboots' (Jason Nahrung, 'Vampires in the Sunburnt Country,' 2007, p.51).

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Encounters : An Anthology of Australian Speculative Fiction Maxine McArthur (editor), Donna Maree Hanson (editor), Canberra : CSFG Publishing , 2004 Z1151626 2004 anthology short story science fiction horror fantasy Canberra : CSFG Publishing , 2004 pg. 48-59
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Striking Fire : A Dirk Flinthart Collection Dirk Flinthart , Mawson : FableCroft Publishing , 2015 9026334 2015 selected work short story

    'A lonely, overweight vampire tends a sleazy video store in inner-city Sydney...

    'A multi-billionaire sacrifices everything to become Earth's first ambassador to the stars...

    'A legendary time-travelling assassin finds himself pitted against the greatest detective that never was...

    'A young father goes to extraordinary lengths to save his child after a car accident...

    'A collection of works old and new from the pen of Tasmanian author Dirk Flinthart, these stories deliver a perilous gauntlet of speculative fiction from contemporary fantasy through thoughtful science fiction all the way to disturbing horror. A dizzying, eclectic display of accomplished storytelling grounded in a deeply human emotional landscape, this book is sure to strike fire. ' (Publication summary)

    Mawson : FableCroft Publishing , 2015
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