Ithaca In My Mind
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A new short story by Peter Temple, award-winning crime fiction writer. Originally published as part of '10 short stories you must read this year' This is Peter's contribution from the 2009 release.

On a lazy summer morning, ageing author Vincent Duncan takes an unsettling phone call from his literary agent. Peter Temple indulges his humorous side in this scathingly brillian...more
Kindle Edition, 27 pages
Published April 26th 2012 by Allen & Unwin
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Vincent Duncan, a pompous, egotistical, University Lecturer, once noted author now on his way down and swine.

Peter Temple's story was great made me want to shut a few doors in Duncan's face, slam the phone down on him and then tell him to get lost!
Brilliant send up of being a writer and the motivations of writing.
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Peter Temple is an Australian crime fiction writer.

Formerly a journalist and journalism lecturer, Temple turned to fiction writing in the 1990s. His Jack Irish novels (Bad Debts, Black Tide, Dead Point, and White Dog) are set in Melbourne, Australia, and feature an unusual...more
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The Broken Shore Truth Bad Debts (Jack Irish, #1) Black Tide (Jack Irish #2) Dead Point (Jack Irish #3)

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