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Issue Details: First known date: 1930... 1930 The Beach of Atonement
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'This is the story of a man who shot his wife's lover and thus created a memory which wrecked his own life. It is a strong and strangely compelling tale full of vivid de-scriptions and graphic pictures. Arnold Dudley loved his wife and killed the man who stole her from him. Hunted by justice, pursued by bitter remorse, he fled to a stretch of beach on the Australian coast and lived in utter loneliness. When almost driven to mad-ness by the solitude, he meets two women, who strive with splendid sacrifice to re build his broken life. They fail; and it is left for fate to provide the great opportunity for expiation' (Cover blurb 1930 edition).

Notes

  • Dedication: To the many courageous women dwelling in the depths of the Australian Bush, each helping to add to the British Empire a further meed of greatness, and each at the same time flinging back the lie that the youth of Great Britain are lacking in the spirit of adventure, I dedicate this book. A. W. U. 150 miles from nearest town, Western Australia.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Hutchinson ,
      1930 .
      Extent: 288p.
    • Albany, New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Wombat Enterprises Unlimited ,
      2007 .
      Extent: 298p.
      Note/s:
      • Publisher's note: 'I have tried to replicate the original book. The pagination and spelling is the same and the adverts at the end of the book are included...'
      • Introduction by Jan Howard Finder.
      ISBN: 9781430325383

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.

Works about this Work

Arthur W. Upfield Retrospective Carol Hetherington , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Australasian Journal of Popular Culture , vol. 1 no. 2 2012; (p. 269-273)

— Review of The Bony Bulletin 1981-1990 periodical (3 issues); The Beach of Atonement Arthur W. Upfield , 1930 single work novel ; Arthur W. Upfield : Life and Times of Bony's Man A. J. Milnor , 2008 single work biography ; Up and Down Australia : Short Stories Arthur W. Upfield , 2008 selected work short story ; Up and Down Australia Again : More Short Stories Arthur W. Upfield , 2009 selected work short story ; Up and Down the Real Australia : Autobiographical Articles and The Murchison Murders Arthur W. Upfield , 2009 selected work autobiography non-fiction ; Gripped by Drought Arthur W. Upfield , 1932 single work novel ; Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte: His Life and Times Michael Duke , 2010 single work criticism ; When Bony Was There : A Chronology of the Life and Career of Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Kees De Hoog , 2010 single work criticism ; A Royal Abduction Arthur W. Upfield , 1932 single work novel
Untitled 1930 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 15 May 1930; (p. 416)

— Review of The Beach of Atonement Arthur W. Upfield , 1930 single work novel
Untitled 1930 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 15 May 1930; (p. 416)

— Review of The Beach of Atonement Arthur W. Upfield , 1930 single work novel
Arthur W. Upfield Retrospective Carol Hetherington , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Australasian Journal of Popular Culture , vol. 1 no. 2 2012; (p. 269-273)

— Review of The Bony Bulletin 1981-1990 periodical (3 issues); The Beach of Atonement Arthur W. Upfield , 1930 single work novel ; Arthur W. Upfield : Life and Times of Bony's Man A. J. Milnor , 2008 single work biography ; Up and Down Australia : Short Stories Arthur W. Upfield , 2008 selected work short story ; Up and Down Australia Again : More Short Stories Arthur W. Upfield , 2009 selected work short story ; Up and Down the Real Australia : Autobiographical Articles and The Murchison Murders Arthur W. Upfield , 2009 selected work autobiography non-fiction ; Gripped by Drought Arthur W. Upfield , 1932 single work novel ; Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte: His Life and Times Michael Duke , 2010 single work criticism ; When Bony Was There : A Chronology of the Life and Career of Detective Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte Kees De Hoog , 2010 single work criticism ; A Royal Abduction Arthur W. Upfield , 1932 single work novel
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