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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 The Census-Taker's Tale
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    y separately published work icon Canterbury 2100 : Pilgrimages in a New World Dirk Flinthart (editor), Wollongong : Agog! Press , 2008 Z1552117 2008 anthology short story

    'Six hundred years ago, a group of pilgrims made their way to Canterbury, and Geoffrey Chaucer created one of the great works of English literature. A hundred years from now, a nuclear-powered steam train is stopped by a massive storm on its journey to Canterbury, the new capital of an England struggling to rise from the ashes of the twenty-first century. As the waters rise with the storm's fury, the weird and wonderful passengers tell the stories of a new age ...' (Publisher's blurb)

    Wollongong : Agog! Press , 2008
    pg. 76-88
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    y separately published work icon Dead Sea Fruit Kaaron Warren , Greenwood : Ticonderoga Publications , 2010 Z1721526 2010 selected work short story novella horror science fiction Greenwood : Ticonderoga Publications , 2010 pg. 281-294
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    y separately published work icon Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy : Fifth Annual Volume Bill Congreve (editor), Chatswood : MirrorDanse Books , 2010 Z1766326 2010 anthology short story science fiction fantasy

    'From a searing caricature of John Howard's white picket fence to a Canterbury tale of 21st century Britain; from a parable of life in a city skyscraper to a futuristic Western set in an impossible desert; from the end of the Earth to and Earth surviving under alien rule; from an adult fairy tale of a plague ridden Europe to the future. The Year's Best Australian Science Fiction and Fantasy fifth annual volume represents the best of Australia's writers for the fantastic, at the peak of their form' (Amazon).

    Chatswood : MirrorDanse Books , 2010
    pg. 248-264
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