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Casino (Cliff Hardy #18)

3.47 of 5 stars 3.47  ·  rating details  ·  43 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Cliff Hardy is flattered to be offered the job as head of security at the new Sydney casion. But the thought of office hours and wearing a suit put him off and her refuses in facour of his friend, Scot Galvani.

When Galvani is murdered and the police are indifferent and the widow pleads with Hardy to help, how can he refuse?

In the course of his investigation he takes the jo
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Paperback, 209 pages
Published 1994 by Bantam Books
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Pat
My first novel by Peter Corris after reading his excellent book on the life of William Moxley (executed at Long Bay prison decades ago for murder)Casino is easy to pick up and read anytime on holidays. Will read more of Peter Corris later. Enjoyed it. A bit of heavy unnecessary language at times but otherwise a breezy read.
Mike Taverner
Always good to read a Cliff Hardy story - this is certainly up to scratch
Mumbler
a particularly short one. maybe a little light on action and climax. otherwise good. satisfying.
David
Another very enjoyable Cliff Hardy mystery by Peter Corris.
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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 revi ...more
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