Kelly Country

TitleKelly Country
Year for Search1983
AuthorsChandler, A[rthur] Bertram (1912-84)
Tertiary AuthorsChandler, A. Bertram
Date Published1983
PublisherPenguin Books with the assistance of the Literature Board of the Australia Council
Place PublishedRingwood, VIC, Australia
KeywordsAustralian author, English author, Male author
Annotation

Alternative history describing an Australian war of independence that followed from the Australian icon Ned Kelly not being killed. Eutopia and dystopia with Australian ending up being successfully invaded by various countries.

Additional Publishers

The stories “Kelly Country.” Void Science Fiction and Fantasy (Melbourne, VIC, Australia), [no. 3 (1976)]: 63-73; and “The Way It Was.” Omega Science Digest (Sydney, NSW, Australia), [no. 2] (March/April 1981): 54-57; 125-27 are the basis of the novel. “Kelly Country” has been rpt. in Australian Science Fiction. Ed. Van Ikin (St. Lucia, Qld, Australia: Queensland University Press, 1982), 166-80. Book rpt. (Chicago, IL: Academy Chicago, 1984), 166-180. “The Way It Was” has been rpt. as “A New Dimension.” In his Up to the Sky in Ships (Cambridge, MA: The NESFA Press, 1982), 69-86, which is bound with Lee Hoffman, In and Out of Quandry (1982). 

Holding Institutions

A, M, NZ

Author Note

The author (1912-84) was born in England and immigrated to Australia in 1956

Full Text

1983 Chandler, A[rthur] Bertram (1912-84). Kelly Country. Ringwood, VIC, Australia: Penguin Books with the assistance of the Literature Board of the Australia Council. The stories “Kelly Country.” Void Science Fiction and Fantasy (Melbourne, VIC, Australia), [no. 3 (1976)]: 63-73; and “The Way It Was.” Omega Science Digest (Sydney, NSW, Australia), [no. 2] (March/April 1981): 54-57; 125-27 are the basis of the novel. “Kelly Country” has been rpt. in Australian Science Fiction. Ed. Van Ikin (St. Lucia, Qld, Australia: Queensland University Press, 1982), 166-80. Book rpt. (Chicago, IL: Academy Chicago, 1984), 166-180. “The Way It Was” has been rpt. as “A New Dimension.” In his Up to the Sky in Ships (Cambridge, MA: The NESFA Press, 1982), 69-86, which is bound with Lee Hoffman, In and Out of Quandry (1982). A, M, NZ

Alternative history describing an Australian war of independence that followed from the Australian icon Ned Kelly not being killed. Eutopia and dystopia with Australian ending up being successfully invaded by various countries. Australian author.