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The Broken Shore

The Broken Shore

Author(s): Peter Temple

Location(s): The Outback

Genre(s): Crime

Era(s): Modern



Aussie Outback realism, this is a Sunday Times Bestseller. Joe Cashin is sent to the outback to recuperate from a botched stake out. Based in Port Munro a wealthy citizen is beaten to death in his home. Three teenage Aborigines, are charged with the crime. Prejudice against the Aborigines is central theme to this novel. Cashin is not convinced of their guilt, and he uses his own skills to determine the true culprit (s).

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