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The Jack Irish Quinella: Bad Debts / Black Tide (Jack Irish #1-2)

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Expected publication: 65535 by Text (first published January 1st 32767)
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THE JACK IRISH QUINELLA brings together the first two (of the present four) books in Peter Temple's Jack Irish Series. Both books were originally published in 1996 and 1999 respectively.

Jack calls himself a suburban solicitor, although these days he mostly confines himself to the occasional lease or conveyance. Since the murder, by one of his clients, of his second wife, Jack has lost a lot of interest in being a lawyer. After a sustained bender over a number of years, he has kept his own one ma
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Shelves: mystery-thriller
Sometimes hard to follow (Temple doesn't spoon feed us, that's for sure), but well worth the read. Gritty, real thriller/mysteries. A mix of Michael Connelly and George Pelacanos (to me, high praise indeed), with a dash of Dick Francis.
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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
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Other Books in the Series

Jack Irish (4 books)
  • Bad Debts (Jack Irish, #1)
  • Black Tide (Jack Irish, #2)
  • Dead Point (Jack Irish, #3)
  • White Dog (Jack Irish, #4)

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