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Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 A Common Loss
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'They were originally five. Elliot. Brian. Tallis. Cameron. And Dylan - charismatic Dylan - the mediator, the leader, the man each one turned to in a time of crisis. Five close friends, bonded in college, still coming together for their annual trip to Las Vegas.

'This year they are four. Four friends, sharing a common loss: Dylan′s tragic death. A common loss that, upon their arrival in Vegas, will bring with it a common threat: one that will make them question who their departed friend really was, and whether he is even worthy of their grief.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Danny
  • Epigraph:
    One writes, that 'Other friends remain,'
    That 'Loss is common to the race' -
    And common is the commonplace,
    And vacant chaff well meant for grain.
    That loss is common would not make
    My own less bitter, rather more:
    Too common! Never morning wore
    To evening, but some heart did break.


    Alfred, Lord Tennyson, In Memoriam

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins Australia , 2011 .
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      Extent: 356p.
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      • Publication date: 1 December 2011.
      ISBN: 9780732290825 (pbk.), 9780730497707 (ebk)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Washington Square Press ,
      2012 .
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      Extent: 352p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 27th March 2012.
      ISBN: 9781439177228 (pbk), 9781439177242 (ebk)
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Quercus ,
      2012 .
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      Extent: 1v.p.
      ISBN: 9780857382740 (ebk), 9780857382764 (pbk)

Works about this Work

Friending Richard Johnstone , 2012 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Inside Story , March 2012;

— Review of A Common Loss Kirsten Tranter , 2011 single work novel
The Year's Work in Fiction Annabel Smith , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 57 no. 1 2012; (p. 137-152)

— Review of When We Have Wings Claire Corbett , 2011 single work novel ; Shooting the Fox Marion Halligan , 2011 selected work short story ; Sarah Thornhill Kate Grenville , 2011 single work novel ; The Waterboys Peter Docker , 2011 single work novel ; Traitor Stephen Daisley , 2010 single work novel ; Inherited Amanda Curtin , 2011 selected work short story ; The Courier's New Bicycle Kim Westwood , 2011 single work novel ; That Deadman Dance Kim Scott , 2010 single work novel ; The Street Sweeper Elliot Perlman , 2011 single work novel ; Thought Crimes Tim Richards , 2011 selected work short story ; Black Glass Meg Mundell , 2010 single work novel ; The Cook Wayne McCauley , 2011 single work novel ; Wild History 1996 single work poetry ; A Common Loss Kirsten Tranter , 2011 single work novel
Shallow School Ties Helen Elliott , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 10 March 2012; (p. 31)

— Review of A Common Loss Kirsten Tranter , 2011 single work novel
A Peek beneath the Surface of Friendship Theo Chapman , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 26 February 2012; (p. 7)

— Review of A Common Loss Kirsten Tranter , 2011 single work novel
The Bequest Ruth Starke , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , February no. 338 2012; (p. 26)

— Review of A Common Loss Kirsten Tranter , 2011 single work novel
[Review] A Common Loss Portia Lindsay , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , Summer 2011/12 vol. 91 no. 6 2011; (p. 31)

— Review of A Common Loss Kirsten Tranter , 2011 single work novel
Tennysonesque Approach to Grief Geordie Williamson , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 24-25 December 2011; (p. 19)

— Review of A Common Loss Kirsten Tranter , 2011 single work novel
Secrets and Lies Diane Stubbings , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 31 December 2011; (p. 15)

— Review of A Common Loss Kirsten Tranter , 2011 single work novel
A Cold Chill in Las Vegas Jennifer Moran , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 7-8 January 2012; (p. 34)

— Review of A Common Loss Kirsten Tranter , 2011 single work novel
Fiction Mary Philip , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 28 - 29 January 2012; (p. 22)

— Review of A Common Loss Kirsten Tranter , 2011 single work novel
Eyes Right Geordie Williamson , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 3 -4 December 2011; (p. 12)
In a round-up of recent Australian and overseas publications,'Geordie Williamson advises on the season's most enticing reading' (p.12).
Reading Las Vegas Portia Lindsay , 2011 single work interview
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , Summer 2011/12 vol. 91 no. 6 2011; (p. 40)
Something Borrowed, Something Blue Kirsten Tranter , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Newswrite : The NSW Writers' Centre Magazine , October-November vol. 199 no. 2011; (p. 6-7)
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