An Iron Rose (häftad)
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Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
320
Utgivningsdatum
2007-11-01
Förlag
Quercus Publishing
Dimensioner
177 x 112 x 25 mm
Vikt
220 g
ISBN
9781847241054

An Iron Rose

Häftad, Engelska, 2007-11-01
175 kr
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When men in police uniforms came to execute me on the roadside, beside dark fields, it was a definite sign that my new life was over.' A regular at the local pub, a mainstay of the footy team, Mac Faraday is a man with a past living the quiet life of a country blacksmith. But when his best friend Ned Lowey is found hanged, Mac - who has learned the hard way never to accept things at face value - isn't convinced he committed suicide and starts asking questions. Why did Ned keep press cuttings about the skeleton of a girl found in an old mine shaft? What was he doing at Kinross Hall, the local detention centre for juvenile girls? Who was the beaten girl found naked beside a lonely road? As Mac's search for answers pushes deeper into the past, it resurrects the terrifying spectre of what he calls his 'old life', forcing him to turn to long-discarded skills not only to discover why his best friend died, but also to save his own life.
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Australian crime writing is hitting new heights, thanks in no small part to Peter Temple. Pace and plot, along with a stylishly cool approach to prose push him above the rest - Daily Mirror Daily Mirror Great locations, hard-nosed dialogue and a twisting plot combine to create superb entertainment - Evening Standard [The Broken Shore] Evening Standard An Iron Rose shows just how good he is .. The laconic dialogue is terrific and the characters are brilliantly realised - Sunday Telegraph Sunday Telegraph This was my first encounter with the multi-prize-winning Australian writer Peter Temple, and the experience has left me hot on the trail of his earlier books - Guardian [In the Evil Day] The Guardian

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Five-time winner of the Ned Kelly Award for Crime Fiction, Peter Temple is Australia's most acclaimed crime and thriller writer. He is the author of four Jack Irish novels: Bad Debts (1996), Black Tide (1999), Dead Point (2000) and White Dog (2003). He has also written three other standalone novels: An Iron Rose (1998), Shooting Star (1999) and In the Evil Day (2002). He lives in Ballarat, Australia, with his family.