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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 The Vanishing Act
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'This is a story about a snow-covered island you won't find on any map.

'It's Minou's story. She's twelve. A year ago, the morning after the circus, her mama walked out into the rain with a black umbrella and never came back.

'It's a story about a magician and a priest and a dog called No Name. It's about Papa's endless hunt for the truth. It's about a dead boy who listens, and Minou's search for Mama's voice.

'And it's about discovering what love is.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Matilde
  • Epigraph:
    And the longer and more carefully
    I examine all these things, the more
    clearly and distinctly I know that
    they are true.

    Rene Descartes

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2011 .
      image of person or book cover 1836612220880570061.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 218p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 27 June 2011.
      ISBN: 9781921758195 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Book Review – The Vanishing Act by Mette Jakobsen Joanne Peulen , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Booklover Book Reviews 2012;

— Review of The Vanishing Act Mette Jakobsen , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Lisa Fletcher , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Southerly , vol. 72 no. 1 2012; (p. 245-248)

— Review of The Vanishing Act Mette Jakobsen , 2011 single work novel
Aussies Are on the Page Marc McEvoy , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 29 April 2012; (p. 19)
In Short : Fiction Kerryn Goldsworthy , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 24-25 September 2011; (p. 36)

— Review of The Vanishing Act Mette Jakobsen , 2011 single work novel ; Babylon Stephen Sewell , 2011 single work novel
Innocent Love in an Isolated World Michael McGirr , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 24 September 2011; (p. 33)

— Review of The Vanishing Act Mette Jakobsen , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Felicity McLean , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , May vol. 90 no. 8 2011; (p. 42)

— Review of The Vanishing Act Mette Jakobsen , 2011 single work novel
Fiction Reviews : The Vanishing Act Ian Barry , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 2-3 July 2011; (p. 24)

— Review of The Vanishing Act Mette Jakobsen , 2011 single work novel
Dangerous Voyages of Discovery Rebecca Starford , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 9-10 July 2011; (p. 20-21)

— Review of The Vanishing Act Mette Jakobsen , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Christine Piper , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , July-August no. 333 2011; (p. 51)

— Review of The Vanishing Act Mette Jakobsen , 2011 single work novel
Take Three : Fantasy Colin Steele , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 24 July 2011; (p. 26)

— Review of Mistification Kaaron Warren , 2010 single work novel ; The Vanishing Act Mette Jakobsen , 2011 single work novel
Aussies Are on the Page Marc McEvoy , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 29 April 2012; (p. 19)
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