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Contains biographical and bibliographical information, and also includes the full text of a range of poems, interviews, reviews, and articles.

Contents

* Contents derived from the David Kelleher , 2004- version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
[Untitled], A. Bertram Chandler , 1984 single work correspondence

Chandler expresses his disappointment that The Mentor is about to be published quarterly. He also surmises on how different his life may have been (including the liklihood that there may never have been a Rim Worlds series) had he not fallen foul of his school headmaster.

(p. Letters) Section: April 1984
Note: This transcription may contain errors that were not in Chandler's original publication.
[Untitled], A. Bertram Chandler , 1983 single work correspondence

Chandler expresses his discontent with the introduction of the metric system and its downside in terms of English expression.

(p. Letters) Section: October 1983
Note: This transcription may contain errors that were not in Chandler's original publication.
[Untitled], A. Bertram Chandler , 1976 single work correspondence

Chandler writes about the Midwestecon he attended and his wife's visit to Japan, where she met with representatives of publisher Hayakawa.

(p. Letters) Section: August 1976
Note: This transcription may contain errors that were not in Chandler's original publication.
[Untitled], A. Bertram Chandler , 1979 single work correspondence

Chandler writes briefly about his positive experiences with Japanese publisher Hayakawa Shobo and illustrator Koichiro Masahiro Noda.

(p. Letters) Section: January 1979
Note: This transcription may contain errors that were not in Chandler's original publication.
[Untitled], A. Bertram Chandler , 1975 single work correspondence

Chandler responds to a negative response to his novel Bitter Pill and talks also his recent experiences with Japanese publisher Hayakawa.

(p. Letters) Section: March 1975
Note: This transcription may contain errors that were not in Chandler's original publication.
[Untitled], A. Bertram Chandler , 1974 single work correspondence

Chandler responds to an article published in SFWA Forum No 32 concerning submissions to publishers in a buyer's market and reflects on some incidents that occurred in earlier times. He also complains about the overuse of some stories in anthologies, while admitting that he nevertheless appreciates the ongoing royalties.

(p. Letters) Section: April 1974
Note: This transcription may contain errors that were not in Chandler's original publication.
[Untitled], A. Bertram Chandler , 1975 single work correspondence

Chandler writes about his recent retirement as a merchant seaman and his subsequent part time employment as a ship's caretaker in Sydney Harbour. He also refers to Japanese publisher Hayakawa and the connection between John Grimes and C.S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower.

(p. Letters) Section: July 1975
Note: This transcription may contain errors that were not in Chandler's original publication.
[Untitled], George Whitley , 1970 single work correspondence

George Whitley indicates the reasons for not having written much in recent years, laying the blame squarely on Bertram Chandler.

(p. Letters) Section: April 1970
Note: This transcription may contain errors that were not in Chandler's original publication.
[Untitled], A. Bertram Chandler , 1969 single work correspondence (p. Letters) Section: December 1969
Note: This transcription may contain errors that were not in Chandler's original publication.
George Whitley Replies, George Whitley , 1949 single work correspondence

A belated response from Bertram Chandler (as George Whitley) to "Australia Protests," Stirling Macoboy's criticism of the dialect used by the narrator in his 1947 story, "Boomerang." The Macoboy letter was published 12 months earlier in the February 1948 edition of Famous Fantastic Mysteries (pp.121-122). Chandler, who was at sea at the time, did not receive a copy of the issue until many months later and hence the delay in responding. In concluding his defence Chander writes:

I admit that I may have caricatured, to a slight extent, the kind of language that one hears spoken on the Sydney waterfront. And is not the kind of language I should expect to hear in Mr. Macaboy's drawing room - any more than he would expect to hear Cockney - and I live in Greater London - spoken in mine. But I shouldn't mind betting that if he cares to drop in for a friendly cup of tea twenty years or so after the rockets have come he will find the survivors - if any - won't be using the kind of English made standard by the announcers of the various Broadcasting Companies and Corporations. Even now, in spite of universal education and the influence of the radio and the better films, the English spoken in all English speaking countries is deplorable. What will it be like once the schools, the broadcasting stations and the cinemas have been destroyed? (p.8).

(p. Letters) Section: February 1949
Note: This transcription may contain errors that were not in Chandler's original publication.
[Untitled], A. Bertram Chandler , 1966 single work correspondence

Chandler responds to a review and profile published in Australian Science Fiction Review 3 (1966).

(p. Letters) Section: December 1966
Note: This transcription may contain errors that were not in Chandler's original publication.
Obituary / The Aphrodite Project, A. Bertram Chandler , 1952 selected work prose science fiction
Two short pieces originally published in the Slant fanzine in 1952. The first is a fictional obituary for Dr John Thomas Alcock (attributed to Chandler). The second is the 'Aphrodite Project' report and resignation attributed to the fictional Carl Lawrence.
Reaping Time, A. Bertram Chandler , 1952 single work short story science fiction myth/legend
The Left-hand Way, A. Bertram Chandler , 1967 single work short story science fiction
Note: As Naval Engagement.
No Room In the Stable, A. Bertram Chandler , 1971 single work short story science fiction horror
Principle Revisited, S. H. M. , 1954 single work prose humour
Two Can Play, A. Bertram Chandler , 1967 single work short story science fiction
Note: Published March 2005
U.F.O., A. Bertram Chandler , 1979 single work short story science fiction
Note: Published October 2008
The Streakeri"My heart leapt up when I beheld", A. Bertram Chandler , 1980 single work poetry
Admonitioni"Sing not of love, of stars above", A. Bertram Chandler , 1954 single work poetry

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