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y separately published work icon Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Fifth Annual Volume anthology   short story   science fiction   fantasy  
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Fifth Annual Volume
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'From a searing caricature of John Howard's white picket fence to a Canterbury tale of 21st century Britain; from a parable of life in a city skyscraper to a futuristic Western set in an impossible desert; from the end of the Earth to and Earth surviving under alien rule; from an adult fairy tale of a plague ridden Europe to the future. The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy fifth annual volume represents the best of Australia's writers for the fantastic, at the peak of their form' (Amazon).

Notes

  • Includes works from 2008 and 2009.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Chatswood, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,:MirrorDanse Books , 2010 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction, Bill Congreve , 2010 single work essay (p. 7-14)
Painlessness, Kirstyn McDermott , 2008 single work short story horror (p. 15-44)
For Want of a Jesusman, Jason Fischer , 2009 single work short story science fiction horror (p. 45-61)
Hush, Deborah Biancotti , 2009 single work short story horror (p. 62-75)
This Is Not My Story, Dirk Flinthart , 2008 single work short story science fiction (p. 76-91)
Truth Window, Terry Dowling , 2008 single work short story (p. 92-113)
Nightship, Kim Westwood , 2008 single work short story fantasy (p. 114-130)
Fearless Flying Apartment People, Geoffrey Maloney , 2010 single work short story science fiction (p. 131-136)
Wives, Paul Haines , 2009 single work novella horror

In a future Australia ruled by criminal cartels, women are vastly outnumbered by men, leading men to go to haunting lengths to procure (and subsequently utterly control) a wife. One of Paul Haines's most anthologised works, 'Wives' is also rather contentious for the brutality of the world that it shows.

(p. 137-147)
The Census-Taker's Tale, Kaaron Warren , 2008 single work short story fantasy horror (p. 248-264)
Getting Rid of Mother, Robert Hood , 2008 single work short story horror (p. 265-280)
The Last Deflowerer, Karen Maric , 2008 single work short story fantasy (p. 281-295)
Bitter Dreams, Ian McHugh , 2008 single work short story science fiction (p. 296-333)
The Goosle, Margo Lanagan , 2008 single work short story fantasy horror
An interpretation of the fairy story Hansel and Gretel by the Brothers Grimm.
(p. 334-349)
The Empire, Simon Brown , 2008 single work short story science fiction (p. 350-372)
Ascension, Martin J. Livings , 2009 single work short story (p. 373-381)

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Works about this Work

The Field : Reviews Colin Steele , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , June no. 81 2011; (p. 22)

— Review of Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Fifth Annual Volume 2010 anthology short story
Debuts and Delayed Dystopias Colin Steele , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 March 2011; (p. 24)

— Review of Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Fifth Annual Volume 2010 anthology short story
Debuts and Delayed Dystopias Colin Steele , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 12 March 2011; (p. 24)

— Review of Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Fifth Annual Volume 2010 anthology short story
The Field : Reviews Colin Steele , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: SF Commentary : The Independent Magazine About Science Fiction , June no. 81 2011; (p. 22)

— Review of Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Fifth Annual Volume 2010 anthology short story
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