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Issue Details: First known date: 1930-1931... 1930-1931 The House with Black Blinds
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A blown-out tyre, and a series of unfortunate happenings force Jack Mayne, his wife and sister who are driving with him to accept hospitality of a stranger they have picked up on their route. In the midst of a terrific storm they reach his house - a house not even the mysterious stranger has seen before as it has been left to him by his eccentric grandfather, and he has never previously had occasion to visit it. From the moment they drive up the grass-grown and rutted roadway to the deserted and abandoned looking old mansion strange things begin to happen. The reader is kept in constant suspense as to what weird and ghostly experience will next overtake the travellers, and every chapter ends on that note of suspense which makes it imperative to continue reading. (Publisher's blurb, Digger Tourists)

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Serialised by: The Brisbane Courier 1864 newspaper (848 issues)
      1930-1931 .
      Link: 8482391Instalment one (via Trove) Sighted: 20/04/2015
      Note/s:
      • Serialised in the Brisbane Courier in twenty-seven instalments between 4 December 1930 and 5 January 1931.

Works about this Work

Hilda Bridges (1881-1971) Margaret Giordano , Don Norman , 1984 single work biography
— Appears in: Tasmanian Literary Landmarks 1984; (p. 119-122)
'New Serial : A Tale of Mystery 1930 single work review
— Appears in: The Brisbane Courier , 3 December 1930; (p. 13)

— Review of The House with Black Blinds Hilda Bridges , 1930-1931 single work novel
'New Serial : A Tale of Mystery 1930 single work review
— Appears in: The Brisbane Courier , 3 December 1930; (p. 13)

— Review of The House with Black Blinds Hilda Bridges , 1930-1931 single work novel
Hilda Bridges (1881-1971) Margaret Giordano , Don Norman , 1984 single work biography
— Appears in: Tasmanian Literary Landmarks 1984; (p. 119-122)
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