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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Cracklescape
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A presence haunts an old dresser in an inner-city share house. Shining sun-people lure children from their carefree beachside lives. Sheela-na-gigs colonise a middle-aged man's outer and inner worlds. A girl with a heavy conscience seeks relief in exile on the Treeless Plain. These stories from four-time World Fantasy Award winner Margo Lanagan are all set in Australia, a myth-soaked landscape both stubbornly inscrutable and crisscrossed by interlopers' dreamings. Explore four littoral and liminal worlds, a-crackle with fears and possibilities. --Cover blurb.

Notes

  • Introduction by Jane Yolen.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Yokine, Stirling area, Northern Perth, Perth, Western Australia,:Twelfth Planet Press , 2012 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Duchess Dresser, Margo Lanagan , single work short story fantasy horror (p. 1-23)
The Isles of the Sun, Margo Lanagan , single work short story fantasy horror (p. 25-43)
Bajazzle, Margo Lanagan , single work short story fantasy horror (p. 45-69)
Significant Dust, Margo Lanagan , single work short story horror science fiction

A young woman who, in a playful accident years earlier, paralysed her sister takes her grief and regret out to a roadhouse on the Nullarbor Plain, where she encounters a man who, impossibly, sloughs black dust from his body.

(p. 71-104)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Short Stories Initiative Deserves Stellar Success Colin Steele , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 29 September 2012; (p. 20)

— Review of Cracklescape Margo Lanagan , 2012 selected work short story ; Through Splintered Walls : A Twelve Planets Collection Kaaron Warren , 2012 selected work short story ; Salvage Jason Nahrung , 2012 single work novella
Short Stories Initiative Deserves Stellar Success Colin Steele , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 29 September 2012; (p. 20)

— Review of Cracklescape Margo Lanagan , 2012 selected work short story ; Through Splintered Walls : A Twelve Planets Collection Kaaron Warren , 2012 selected work short story ; Salvage Jason Nahrung , 2012 single work novella
Last amended 3 Sep 2012 12:13:18
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