|Cover artist||Alex Snellgrove|
|Genre||Novel in verse|
|Publisher||Duffy & Snellgrove|
|Media type||Print (Paperback)|
Told in eight-line stanzas, Fredy Neptune describes the experiences of Fred Boettcher, an Australian of German parentage, during the years between the world wars. The work was described by the British poet Ruth Padel as "a haunting, loving, fiercely democratic epic by a master poet." It won the 1998 Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Fiction Book Award.
The work is divided into five sections:
- Book I: The Middle Sea
- Book II: Barking at the Thunder
- Book III: Prop Sabres
- Book IV: The Police Revolution
- Book V: Lazarus Unstuck
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