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The diggers rest hotel / Geoffrey McGeachin
Bib ID 7286886
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, online resource]
Author
McGeachin, Geoffrey, author
 
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Access Conditions National edeposit: Available onsite at national, state and territory libraries 
Description Camberwell, Victoria : Penguin Group (Australia), 2010 
©2010 
1 online resource (336 pages). 
ISBN 1742530680 (EPUB : :)
9781742530680 (EPUB : :)
Technical Details

text file : EPUB : 2.04MB 

Summary

Winner of the 2011 Ned Kelly Award for Best Crime Novel Two years after witnessing the murder of a young Jewish woman in Poland, Charlie Berlin, ex-bomber pilot and former POW, has rejoined the police force a different man. While he is investigating a spate of robberies in rural victoria the body of a young girl is discovered and Berlin's pursuit of her killer reveals that the war has changed even the most ordinary of people and places. 'A feisty, beautifully researched thriller . . . shot through with brilliant insights and great dialogue. The best new Aussie entrant in the crime stakes since Peter Temple.' The Mercury 'A bottler of a book . . . superbly crafted. A terrific book in all respects.' Weekly Times 'Charlie Berlin [is] a wonderfully flawed human being doing his duty, falling apart and picking himself back up again.' Austcrimefiction.org 'McGeachin's reconstruction of post-war Australia has an air of authenticity . . . there is a depth to the characters that is characteristic of the better modern detective fiction.' Daily Telegraph.

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Imprint: e-penguin.

Print version record

Subjects Australian fiction.  |  Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Australia -- Fiction.  |  Berlin, Charlie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.  |  Hotels -- Australia -- Fiction.  |  Journalists -- Australia -- Fiction.  |  Police -- Australia -- Albury-Wodonga district (N.S.W.) -- Fiction.  |  Police -- New South Wales -- Albury-Wodonga district -- Fiction.  |  Robbers and outlaws -- Fiction.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- Australia -- Fiction.  |  Armed Forces.  |  Australian fiction.  |  Bars (Drinking establishments)  |  Hotels.  |  Journalists.  |  Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)  |  Police.  |  Veterans.  |  Australia -- Armed Forces -- Fiction.  |  Australia.  |  Australian
Form/genre Electronic books  |  Mystery fiction.

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