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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 To Die For
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'"With a crack as though her back was breaking the dory lurched downwards. Christos felt himself twist, then fall inexorably, towards the head of the inquisitive shark."

'For his birthday, Christos takes his father's mackerel dory on his first solo trip. He plans to fish and then camp overnight on a local island. But things go terribly, terrifyingly wrong when Christos runs the dory aground on a reef, attracting a four-metre tiger shark as company for the most harrowing night of his life - a night during which he decides what he would be willing to die for.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Dedication : For my father Nestor Svendsen (1927-2008) where love has been grace remains forever
  • Epigraph : Young Fisherwoman: Call back the men who have gone to cast their nets ... These are not times for men to dare the sea, When moon and wind and water plot against them. Old Fisherwoman: Be still, young wife. Giant mackeral sweep the coast, ... Hear this from one who lost her son at sea ... Hold down your fear, and drown it in your heart. Val Vallis (1916-2009) From the 'Fishing Season' in Songs of the Coast

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Woolshed Press , 2011 .
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      Extent: 186p.
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      • Published: 1st March 2011
      ISBN: 9781864719314 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

To Die For by Mark Svendsen Oliver Phommavanh , 2011 single work single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , March 2011;

— Review of To Die For Mark Svendsen , 2011 single work novel
Mark Svendsen – Author Interview 2011 single work interview
— Appears in: The Australian Literature Review , September 2011;
Untitled Rebecca Kemble , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 55 no. 2 2011; (p. 39)

— Review of To Die For Mark Svendsen , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Margaret Robson Kett , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 2 2011; (p. 47)

— Review of To Die For Mark Svendsen , 2011 single work novel
[Review] To Die For Moira Robinson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 26 no. 1 2011; (p. 45)

— Review of To Die For Mark Svendsen , 2011 single work novel
[Review] To Die For Moira Robinson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 26 no. 1 2011; (p. 45)

— Review of To Die For Mark Svendsen , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Margaret Robson Kett , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 2 2011; (p. 47)

— Review of To Die For Mark Svendsen , 2011 single work novel
Untitled Rebecca Kemble , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May vol. 55 no. 2 2011; (p. 39)

— Review of To Die For Mark Svendsen , 2011 single work novel
To Die For by Mark Svendsen Oliver Phommavanh , 2011 single work single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , March 2011;

— Review of To Die For Mark Svendsen , 2011 single work novel
Mark Svendsen – Author Interview 2011 single work interview
— Appears in: The Australian Literature Review , September 2011;
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