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Posted On November 3, 2019By Michael HeywardIn Crimemag, CrimeMag November 2019

Peter Temple’s publisher about his author

A Charismatic Curmudgeon  by Michael Heyward, Text Publishing, Melbourne This autumn has a little publishing sensation: a book with quite some texts by Australian author Peter Temple who died last year. (CrimeMag’s Big Farewell here.) Peter Temple didn’t start publishing novels until he was fifty, but then he got cracking, writing nine of them in thirteen years. When he died, in March 2018, there was an unfinished Jack Irish novel in his drawer. This substantial fragment, entitled High Art, reveals a writer at the peak of his powers. The Red Hand also includes the screenplayRead More