The Broken ShoreBook - 2007
Winner of the Ned Kelly Award for Crime Writing in Australia Joe Cashin was different once. He moved easily then; was surer and less thoughtful. But there are consequences when you've come so close to dying. Now, he's a world away from the homicide unit, and in a quiet place on the coast, playing the country cop. But then prominent local philanthropist Charles Bourgoyne is bashed and left for dead. Evidence points to three boys from the nearby Aboriginal community, but Cashin is unconvinced. And as another tragedy unfolds, he finds himself holding onto something that might be better let go. Peter Temple is the grand master of Australian crime writing.The Broken Shoreis Temple's finest book yet; a novel about a place, about family, about politics and power, and the need to live decently in a world where so much is rotten. It is a work as moving as it is gripping, and one that defies the boundaries of genre.
Publisher: [Toronto] : Random House Canada, 2007, c2005
Branch Call Number: FIC Templ 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 345 p