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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 The Past Is a Bridge Best Left Burnt
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'Self-consciously autobiographical, and yet subtly playful in its interrogation of the nature of dream and reality, it is an extraordinary tour de force of a story. Consisting of many short, often apparently unrelated sections which seem to mirror the narrator's confusion, The Past is a Bridge Best Left Burnt takes us on a journey through past and present times, in New Zealand and Australia.'

Source: Review of The Last Days of Kali Yuga, in Australian Speculative Fiction in Focus, [posted: 27/05/2011],
Sighted 17/05/2012

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Last Days of Kali Yuga Paul Haines , Woodvale : Brimstone Press , 2010 Z1754823 2010 selected work short story horror

    'These are the last days ...

    'Travel the blood-stained trails of Kathmandu.

    'Explore doorways to other worlds.

    'Fight for humanity’s darkening soul.

    '... when the powers of the Gods wane and evil walks the Earth.

    'The Last Days of Kali Yuga is urban fantasy at its darkest. You won’t find traditional vampires or werewolves in Paul Haines’s stories. Instead, you will stare deep into the heart of the cruelest monster of all: man.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Woodvale : Brimstone Press , 2010
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2011 Liz Grzyb (editor), Talie Helene (editor), Greenwood : Ticonderoga Publications , 2012 Z1904931 2012 anthology short story horror fantasy

    The second annual compilation of the best fantasy and horror, covering work produced by Australian writers in 2011.

    Greenwood : Ticonderoga Publications , 2012
    pg. 455-483
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Aurealis : Australian Fantasy & Science Fiction no. 56 November 2012 6626262 2012 periodical issue 2012


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