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The Other Side Of Sorrow (Cliff Hardy #23)

3.88  ·  Rating Details ·  33 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Corruption, murder and a missing girl: routine for Cliff Hardy - except this time it's personal.

Cliff Hardy is stunned to get a phone call from his ex-wife Cynthia. It's been over 20 years since she last shouted she never wanted to see him again... and she was never a woman to change her mind. But that surprise is nothing to the bombshell Cynthia is about to drop. Dying of
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Paperback, 216 pages
Published December 3rd 1999 by Bantam
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Don
Dec 03, 2016 Don rated it liked it
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Very typical of the 'Cliff Hardy' series, easy to listen to and moves nicely. About the only thing wrong, as with all books. they become dated with the passing of the years. Still I enjoyed the narrator and the plot.

This does carry an 'M' rating for language as many of Peter Corris' books probably should.
Greg
Mar 16, 2016 Greg added it
THIS BOOK'S OPENING chapters form a gut wrenching introduction to a relatively unwelcome expose to an aspect of life that we all have to face. Hardy's ex wife makes contact out of the blue and all of the associated bitter memories and arguments rise to the surface of his conscience before he has the sense to agree to a meeting. It turns out that Cynthia (the former wife) has terminal cancer, and with only weeks left to live, wants Hardy to track down the abandoned daughter he didn't know he had ...more
Julie scott
Jun 27, 2016 Julie scott rated it really liked it
Another great read from Peter Corris his 23rd book in the Cliff Hardy series. it's about 20 year's since Cliff has seen his ex wife Cynthia and he's shocked to get a phone call from her Cyn is dying from cancer and she's desperate to get in touch with the daughter she gave up for adoption the daughter who he confesses his Cliffs.Cliff is sceptical but agrees to take on the search for her daughter.The trail is far from simple and malt Islands threaten him the closer he gets. Fabulous book.❤❤❤
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Easy read.
A couple of things I didn't like.
1. When a person keeps the paper away from one's face they are far sighted, not short sighted.
2. I didn't like that short not at all dramatic scene in the floods. Considering it's impact on the book
That scene left me cold. There was just very little to it.
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Peter Corris’s first novel was published in 1980 and he has been a full time writer since 1982. Through the 1950s, 60s and 70s, the Australian crime story was in the hands of writers producing mass market pulp novelettes, chief among them being Alan Yates (Carter Brown). Although written in Australia, these stories usually had pseudo American or British settings. Peter Corris is credited with ...more
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