Peter Temple is the author of nine novels, including four books in the Jack Irish series. He has won the Ned Kelly Award for Crime Fiction five times, and his widely acclaimed novels have been published in over twenty countries. "The Broken Shore" won the UK’s prestigious Duncan Lawrie Dagger for... show more
Peter Temple is the author of nine novels, including four books in the Jack Irish series. He has won the Ned Kelly Award for Crime Fiction five times, and his widely acclaimed novels have been published in over twenty countries. "The Broken Shore" won the UK’s prestigious Duncan Lawrie Dagger for the best crime novel of 2007 and was made into an ABC telemovie in 2014. Truth won the 2010 Miles Franklin Literary Award, the first time a crime writer has won an award of this caliber anywhere in the world. Temple’s first two novels "Bad Debts" and "Black Tide" have been made into films with Guy Pearce starring as Jack Irish.
Birth date: January 01, 1946
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Title : Bad Debts Series:Jack Irish Author: Peter Temple Genre: Crime Fiction Pages:318 Edelweiss+ ARC Book synopsis A phone message from ex-client Danny McKillop doesn’t ring any bells for Jack Irish. Life is hard enough without having to dredge up old problems: His beloved football team continues ...
My ‘review’ of this book will probably be a bit random as that’s how the book left me – random. I also felt a little stupid as I can’t seem to totally grasp who really are the bad guys (although I think that’s the whole point of it, there’s a whole network of them big bad guys watching each others’...
This was my first Jack Irish thriller, by Peter Temple. And, I can safely say, that, this will be my last. This book was not interesting. The plot was mediocre, and the characterization was not properly done. And, I also had problem understanding the dialogues in the book.My first problem with the b...
Much too male, australian and frantic.
I'm not much of a Crime genre reader (perhaps, unfarily, due to the saturation of the genre on TV...), and when I do read it, it is even more rarely of the Police Procedural variety. This novel offers more than purely a well-paced, twisty turny plot and dour macho homicide detectives with family pro...