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Eccentric Minds: A Homage to the Bony Novels of Arthur Upfield By Graham Jackson
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If you have read any of the Bony novels by Arthur Upfield, then you may already have met some of the characters in this book. The Albury College on the Murray River, a Protestant School for Boys,... More > educates sons from the outback of Victoria and New South Wales in Australia. The Head is Hugh Trench from Windee Station, ably assisted by his wife, Marion. The Deputy Head is the Rev James from Merino near the Walls of China, as ever supported by his wife, Lucy. In the heat of late summer in 1955, Ralph Dugdale arrives at the private boarding school to teach English and atone for the murder of King Henry at Barrakee Station in 1927. At the school are a new Music teacher, Cora Benson from the Grampian Mountains; the Drama teacher, Henrietta Dalton from Broken Hill; and the Master of Upfield House, Mr Jelly from Western Australia. Indeed most of the staff have mysterious backgrounds. By the end of the school year the past will have caught up with several of them.< Less
Eccentric Minds: A homage to the Bony novels of Arthur Upfield By Graham Jackson
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If you have read any of the Bony novels by Arthur Upfield, then you may already have met some of the characters in this book. The Albury College on the Murray River, a Protestant School for Boys,... More > educates sons from the outback of Victoria and New South Wales in Australia. The Head is Hugh Trench from Windee Station, ably assisted by his wife, Marion. The Deputy Head is the Rev James from Merino near the Walls of China, as ever supported by his wife, Lucy. In the heat of late summer in 1955, Ralph Dugdale arrives at the private boarding school to teach English and atone for the murder of King Henry at Barrakee Station in 1927. At the school are a new Music teacher, Cora Benson from the Grampian Mountains; the Drama teacher, Henrietta Dalton from Broken Hill; and the Master of Upfield House, Mr Jelly from Western Australia. Indeed most of the staff have mysterious backgrounds. By the end of the school year the past will have caught up with several of them.< Less
Up and Down Australia By Arthur Upfield
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Short Stories. Up and Down Australia is the first published collection of Arthur W Upfield's short works. Kees de Hoog has selected 33 fiction stories written by Upfield from 1926 to 1940, including... More > the only known Bony short story, and has added the unfinished first chapter for another Bony novel. There are also comedies, crime fiction, adventure stories and dire tales about the dangers of living and working in the bush.< Less
The House of Cain By Arthur Upfield
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This thriller is Upfield's first published novel. Austilene Thorpe is accused of murder but then disappears from gaol. Her fiancé, Martin Sherwood, goes blind from the shock. His famous... More > adventuring brother, Monty, learns that Austilene is in a refuge for murderers in the north-east corner of South Australia, and together they set out to find and bring her home to Melbourne.< Less
Up and Down Australia Again: More Short Stories By Arthur Upfield
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Up and Down Australia Again is the third published collection of short works by Arthur Upfield. Kees de Hoog has selected 34 more short stories and has added a radio play and the first five chapters... More > for an unfinished Bony novel. As well as tales from the Australian Outback, there are stories based on Upfield's experiences at Gallipoli during the Great War, and what really did happen during the early years of European settlement and expansion in Australia. Includes sources for the short stories in the first collection, Up and Down Australia.< Less
Breakaway House By Arthur Upfield
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Only 120 copies will be printed of this first United States edition of Breakaway House by Arthur Upfield. Harry Tremayne, a policeman, goes to an isolated valley in the remote Murchison region of... More > Western Australia to find his brother who had preceded him a month earlier to investigate the murder of a police detective. Do the gold smugglers at Breakaway House station hold the answers?< Less
Gripped by Drought By Arthur Upfield
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Frank Mayne owns a sheep station of about 800,000 acres in western New South Wales. On a visit to England he meets and marries Ethel. They then travel around the world for three years before going... More > home to Australia in the first year of a drought. After two more years of drought and a failed marriage that spawns an orgy of entertainment and other costs, Frank faces ruin.< Less
A Royal Abduction By Arthur Upfield
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During a state visit to Australia in 1928, Her Royal Highness Princess Natalie, heiress to the throne of Rolandia in Europe, is abducted from the transcontinental train at Cook on the Nullarbor Plain... More > by a gang lead by American gangsters, Earle Lawrence and Van Horton. They hide her in caves near Eucla on the Great Australian Bight until the search is called off and ransom is arranged.< Less
Up and Down the Real Australia: Autobiographical Articles and The Murchison Murders By Arthur Upfield
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Up and Down the Real Australia is the second published collection of short works by Arthur Upfield. Kees de Hoog has selected 45 anecdotes and autobiographical articles about the 20 years from 1911... More > when Upfield first arrived in Australia. They cover his life and work in the outback, and his First World War service at Gallipoli and the Somme. It includes The Murchison Murders, Upfield’s account of how the "perfect murder" was developed for his second Bony novel, The Sands of Windee; how Snowy Rowles used it to commit at least one, probably three, murders in 1929; how the crime was solved; and what happened at Rowles’ trial in 1932.< Less
When Bony Was There: A Chronology of the Life and Career of Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte By Kees de Hoog
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Using facts and clues gleaned from the Bony stories by Arthur Upfield, Kees de Hoog has compiled a chronology of the personal life events and professional assignments of Detective Inspector Napoleon... More > Bonaparte. This booklet uncovers the evidence and explains how it was pieced together to reveal the dates and other details. The conclusions are presented with the findings of similar research by others into the location of each Bony novel. Woven together they sketch the outline of the life, career and travels of the internationally acclaimed fictional detective.< Less