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Book Review – The White Savage – Arthur W Upfield

April 24, 2011 by

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THE WHITE SAVAGE. (Also published under the title Bony And The White Savage) First published – (U.S.) Doubleday – 1961 Second Publisher – (UK) Heinemann – 1961 (under the title Bony And The White Savage) Third Publisher – (UK) Pan Books  – 1964 Fourth Publisher – (Australia) Arkon (A subsidiary of Angus and Robertson) – […]

Tony’s Notes From The Bony Novels (Part 18)

April 24, 2011 by

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THE ROLE OF THE SHAMAN (PART TWO). In the Post at Part One, I explained the role of the Shaman in the aboriginal tribe, and the high position he held. With this Post, I will be explaining one of those special occasions where the Shaman acts in a position that has been taken so out […]

Book Review – Valley Of Smugglers (Bony And The Kelly Gang) – Arthur W Upfield

April 24, 2011 by

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VALLEY OF SMUGGLERS. (Also published under the title Bony And The Kelly Gang) First published – (U.S.) Doubleday – 1960 Second Publisher – (UK) Heinemann – 1960 (under the title Bony Buys A Woman) Third Publisher – (UK) Pan Books  – 1963 This Edition – Pan Books – Third Printing – 1968 Copyright – Arthur […]

Book Review – Journey To The Hangman (Bony And The Mouse) – Arthur W Upfield

April 23, 2011 by

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JOURNEY TO THE HANGMAN (Also published under the title Bony And The Mouse) First published – (U.S.) Doubleday – 1959 Second Publisher – (UK) Heinemann – 1959 (under the title Bony And The Mouse) Third Publisher – (UK) Pan Books (In association with Heinemann)  – 1961 This Edition – Pan Books – Ninth Printing – […]

Tony’s Notes From The Bony Novels (Part 17)

April 23, 2011 by

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THE ROLE OF THE SHAMAN (PART ONE) Upfield deals on many occasions with the secrets that each tribe has, and he also often mentions that they have secret places. These days these special areas have been recognised for their significance.They are referred to as Aboriginal Sacred Sites. These areas are indeed significant, and in the […]

Book Review – Bony And The Black Virgin – Arthur W Upfield

April 22, 2011 by

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BONY AND THE BLACK VIRGIN First published – (UK) Heinemann – 1959 Second Publisher – (UK) Pan Books (In association with Heinemann)  – 1962 This Edition – Pan Books – Sixth Printing – 1978 Copyright – Arthur Upfield – 1969 (This seems somewhat anomalous as Arthur passed away in 1964) There are a couple of […]

Tony’s Notes From The Bony Novels (Part 16)

April 22, 2011 by

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Preface for the Posts on the role of the Tribal Shaman. Where I mention the word ‘tribe’ here, this is in no way meant to reinforce one of those age old stereotypes. The word may be used also as expressing family, group, or community. What also needs to be mentioned here is that what I […]