The Jack Irish Double
Dead Point / White Dog
By (author) Peter Temple
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Jack Irish Double by Peter Temple
Book DescriptionJack Irish is no ordinary investigator. He was a Melbourne criminal lawyer, but quit when a deranged client murdered his wife. After a long alcoholic binge of despair, he recovered sufficiently to set up a non-criminal practice in the suburb of Fitzroy. Jack has a big build, and women find him attractive. He has a dry wit and an observant eye. He's a gambler by nature. Jack's world - workshops, pubs and racetracks - is very different from that of most crime novel protagonists. He leads us through a world of light and shadows, until we barely recognise where the familiar has ended and the chilling darkness has begun. In the Jack Irish Double, new readers and old fans can enjoy the third and fourth books in the series - Dead Point, which won the 2000 Ned Kelly Award for Best Crime Novel, and White Dog, which won the Ned in 2003.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781921351884
(199mm x 128mm x 42mm)
Imprint: The Text Publishing Company
Publisher: Text Publishing Co
Publish Date: 27-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: Australia
Books By Author Peter Temple
Dead Point, Paperback (February 2014)
The third novel in the iconic Jack Irish series, featuring Australia's favorite crime protagonist. Tie-in jacket featuring Guy Pearce.
Black Tide, Paperback (July 2013)
The second Jack Irish thriller from the internationally bestselling author of The Broken Shore
Bad Debts, Paperback (July 2013)
THE AWARD-WINNING DEBUT NOVEL, AND FIRST JACK IRISH THRILLER, FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BROKEN SHORE AND TRUTH.
Iron Rose, Paperback (April 2012)» View all books by Peter Temple
"First published in Australia by HarperCollins 1998"--t.p. verso.
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Author Biography - Peter Temple
Award-winning author Peter Temple has worked as a journalist, editor and teacher of journalism and editing. He has just been named joint-winner of the NED KELLY AWARD FOR BEST CRIME NOVEL 2001 for DEAD POINT. This is his second win in a row -- SHOOTING STAR won last year -- and his third Ned Kelly Award. 'Temple's work is spare, deeply ironic; his wit, like the local beer, as cold as a dental anaesthetic' - THE AUSTRALIAN 'Temple is as dark and mean, as cool and as mesmerising, as any James Ellroy or Elmore Leonard' - THE AGE
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