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Consolation by Garry Disher

Crime fiction lovers of a certain vintage will recall the “Evenin’ all” of Dixon of Dock Green and the bordering-on-the-twee cosiness of Heartbeat. Both these British television series featured coppers with a keen local knowledge and a sometimes trying beat. Leaping across decades and continents,…
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Features

Interview: Garry Disher

The prolific Garry Disher is a huge name in his native Australia – he’s won the Ned Kelly Lifetime Achievement Award, and has had many fellow crime fiction writers citing him as a major influence. At last, the rest of the world is catching on too, and his…
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Peace

When you’re the only cop in a quiet cop shop in a corner of South Australia’s farming community, Christmas should be a doddle, shouldn’t it? Not so for Constable Paul ‘Hirsch’ Hirschhausen in Garry Disher’s follow up to the excellent Bitter Wash Road. It’s all…
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Peace by Garry Disher

It’s fair to say that things have been feeling a tad fraught lately, but if you’re looking to escape from the day-to-day and immerse yourself in the dramas of life on another continent, then multiple-award-winning Aussie author Garry Disher is definitely your man. Unless you’re…
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News

On the radar: Off the beaten path

It turns out the new normal is just like the old normal, only a bit more rubbish. That’s why we need crime fiction – it can take us well away from the normal. Take this week’s new books, for example. The normal settings of London…
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Don Winslow's back with six novellas

On the Radar — It’s pretty exciting when an author like Don Winslow drops you a line. We received a letter from the author last week telling us about how he’s doing the literary equivalent of changing his event. Known for his marathon crime stories…
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