Blackwater Days

Blackwater Days

Terry Dowling / Nov 16, 2019

Blackwater Days Terry Dowling s Blackwater Days is a collection of seven linked stories set in and around the Blackwater Psychiatric Hospital in New South Wales Hunter Valley The stories inspired by Shaun Tan s cove

  • Title: Blackwater Days
  • Author: Terry Dowling
  • ISBN: 0958686440
  • Page: 273
  • Format: None
  • Terry Dowling s Blackwater Days is a collection of seven linked stories set in and around the Blackwater Psychiatric Hospital in New South Wales Hunter Valley.The stories, inspired by Shaun Tan s cover painting Black Water , were written in a creative burst in mid 1996 and have garnered extraordinary local and international attention.

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      • Terry Dowling

        Terence William Terry Dowling Who s the writer who can produce horror as powerful and witty as the best of Peter Straub, SF as wondrously byzantine and baroque as anything by Gene Wolfe, near mainstream subtly tinged with the fantastic like some tales by Powers or Lansdale Why Terry Dowling, of course Locus Nov 1999 Born in Sydney in 1947, Terry Dowling is one of Australia s most awarded, versatile and internationally acclaimed writers of science fiction, fantasy, dark fantasy and horror He is author of Rynosseros 1990 , Blue Tyson 1992 , Twilight Beach 1993 and Rynemonn 2007 the Ditmar award winning Tom Rynosseros saga, which, in his 2002 Fantastic Fictions Symposium keynote speech, US Professor Brian Attebery called not only intricate and engaging, but important as well , Wormwood 1991 , The Man Who Lost Red 1994 , An Intimate Knowledge of the Night 1995 , Antique Futures The Best of Terry Dowling 1999 , Blackwater Days 2000 and Basic Black Tales of Appropriate Fear 2006 which earned a starred review in Publishers Weekly in May 2006 and won the 2007 International Horror Guild Award for Best Collection He is editor of the World Fantasy Award winning The Essential Ellison 1987 revised 2001 , Mortal Fire Best Australian SF 1993 and The Jack Vance Treasury 2007.Dowling has outstanding publishing credentials As well as appearances in The Year s Best Science Fiction, The Year s Best SF, The Mammoth Book of Best New SF, The Year s Best Fantasy, The Best New Horror and The Year s Best Fantasy and Horror a record eight times he is the only author to have had two stories in the 2001 volume, one chosen by each editor , his work has appeared in such major anthologies as Centaurus The Best of Australian Science Fiction, The Dark, Dreaming Down Under, Gathering the Bones and The Oxford Book of Australian Ghost Stories and in such diverse publications as the prestigious SciFiction, The Magazine of Fantasy Science Fiction, Interzone, Oceans of the Mind, T n bres, Ikarie, Japan s SF and Russia s Game.Exe His fiction has been translated into many languages and has been used in a course in forensic psychology in the US Here is Jack Vance, Cordwainer Smith and Tiptree Sheldon come again, reborn in one wonderful talent you ll purr and growl with delight Harlan EllisonTerry has also written and co designed three best selling computer adventures Schizm Mysterious Journey 2001 aka US Mysterious Journey Schizm schizm schizm1 , Schizm II Chameleon 2003 aka US Mysterious Journey II Chameleon schizm2fo and Sentinel Descendants in Time 2004 aka Realms of Illusion dormeusefo based on his 1996 short story, The Ichneumon and the Dormeuse , which have been published in many foreign language editions He has reviewed for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Bulletin, and was the science fiction, fantasy and horror reviewer for The Weekend Australian for nineteen years under four different literary editors Barry Oakley, James Hall, Murray Waldren and Deborah Hope.Terry holds a PhD in Creative Writing from the University of Western Australia the first such degree to be granted and completed at that university , an MA Hons in English Literature and a BA Hons in English Literature, Archaeology and Ancient History, both from the University of Sydney He has won many Ditmar and Aurealis Awards for his fiction, as well as the William Atheling Jr Award for his critical work His first computer adventure won the Grand Prix at Utopiales in France in 2001 and he has been nominated for the World Fantasy Award twice.


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    1. I was disappointed in this book. I had heard such great things about it (and Goodread readers rate it 4.6) that I could hardly wait to read it.Dowling is a well-known and loved Australian writer of Fantastic Literature. The book is actually a series of short stories which were published at different times but brought together because they contain the same characters, first and foremost, Dr. Dan Truswell, a psychiatrist. The first story involves the mysterious and instantaneous change in 13 peopl [...]


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