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'One girl - could she be the last girl alive? One boy, pursued by reckless men who have kidnapped him from his fathers.

'Bo and Callum go in search of a safe haven, a place to call home. But where can they turn and who can they trust? When every stranger is a threat, does their only hope lie in reaching Vulture's Gate?

'Following a journey that takes them across barren deserts and lost valleys, Bo and Callum must discover how to survive alongside runaway boys and crazed religious terrorists, in a world with an uncertain future.

'And what is the disturbing secret at the ruined city's core?'

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2009 .
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      Extent: 243p.
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      • Publication date: August 2009.
      ISBN: 9781741757101 (pbk.)
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      Holiday House ,
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      Extent: 267p.
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      • Published April 1st 2010
      ISBN: 9780823422821

Works about this Work

Resistant Heroes or Resourceful Runaways? An Exploration of Character in Young Adult (YA) Dystopian Texts Pamela Powell , 2020 single work criticism
— Appears in: Beyond the Dark : Dystopian Texts in the Secondary English Classroom 2020; (p. 104-126)
'Last Girl Alive' : Kirsty Murray’s Dystopian YA Novel Vulture’s Gate Charlotte Beyer , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age of Dystopia : One Genre, Our Fears and Our Future 2016; (p. 141-162)
[Review] Vulture's Gate Anne Mcilroy , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 17 no. 4 2009; (p. 12)

— Review of Vulture's Gate Kirsty Murray , 2009 single work novel
Australian Dystopia : Interview with Kirsty Murray Paula Oude-Vrielink (interviewer), Mickie Tanna (interviewer), Nicola Nemaric (interviewer), 2009 single work interview
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 17 no. 4 2009; (p. 11-12)
Paula Oude-Vrielink, Mickie Tanna and Nicola Nemaric are year nine and ten students at Genazzano FCJ (Melbourne). They interviewed Kirsty Murray, who shared stories of the travels that inspired her latest novel Vulture's Gate (11). They were 'excited at the prospect of interviewing a professional writer about one of her books, an interview that would better halp us understand the writing process" (11) and Murray answered questions in relation to the dystopic elements of the novel, the centrality of bird flu to the narrative and the writing process in general.
[Review] Vulture's Gate Lee Finkelstein , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 53 no. 3 2009; (p. 38)

— Review of Vulture's Gate Kirsty Murray , 2009 single work novel
Journey through a Distopian World Is Darkly Enjoyable and Preys on the Mind Lorien Kaye , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 August 2009; (p. 23)

— Review of Vulture's Gate Kirsty Murray , 2009 single work novel
[Review] Vulture's Gate Jenny Mounfield , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Books Buzz , August no. 10 2009; (p. 21-22)

— Review of Vulture's Gate Kirsty Murray , 2009 single work novel
[Review] Vulture's Gate Sally Harding , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 24 no. 3 2009; (p. 36)

— Review of Vulture's Gate Kirsty Murray , 2009 single work novel
[Review] Vulture's Gate Heath Graham , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , August vol. 89 no. 1 2009; (p. 52)

— Review of Vulture's Gate Kirsty Murray , 2009 single work novel
[Review] Vulture's Gate Lee Finkelstein , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of The Children's Book Council of Australia , August vol. 53 no. 3 2009; (p. 38)

— Review of Vulture's Gate Kirsty Murray , 2009 single work novel
Australian Dystopia : Interview with Kirsty Murray Paula Oude-Vrielink (interviewer), Mickie Tanna (interviewer), Nicola Nemaric (interviewer), 2009 single work interview
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Summer vol. 17 no. 4 2009; (p. 11-12)
Paula Oude-Vrielink, Mickie Tanna and Nicola Nemaric are year nine and ten students at Genazzano FCJ (Melbourne). They interviewed Kirsty Murray, who shared stories of the travels that inspired her latest novel Vulture's Gate (11). They were 'excited at the prospect of interviewing a professional writer about one of her books, an interview that would better halp us understand the writing process" (11) and Murray answered questions in relation to the dystopic elements of the novel, the centrality of bird flu to the narrative and the writing process in general.
'Last Girl Alive' : Kirsty Murray’s Dystopian YA Novel Vulture’s Gate Charlotte Beyer , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age of Dystopia : One Genre, Our Fears and Our Future 2016; (p. 141-162)
Resistant Heroes or Resourceful Runaways? An Exploration of Character in Young Adult (YA) Dystopian Texts Pamela Powell , 2020 single work criticism
— Appears in: Beyond the Dark : Dystopian Texts in the Secondary English Classroom 2020; (p. 104-126)
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