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Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 Zero at the Bone
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'Ex-detective Frank Swann is now on the outside of the police force – the only way to get justice done in Perth. In 1979 the city is a place of celebration and corruption. There are street parties, official glad-handing – even a royal visit – to commemorate a century and a half since colonisation. But behind the festivities a new kind of land grab is going on, this time for mining leases. The price of gold is up and very few, it seems, are incorruptible before its lure.

When Swann is hired to probe the suicide of a respected geologist, he's drawn into a mire of vice and fraud, at the centre of which sit the directors of a gold-lease consortium. They're an unlikely collection of the seemingly respectable and the clearly not, with one thing in common: a lust for wealth that verges on a disease.

For an old-school tough guy like Swann, that's a gauntlet he just has to pick up . . .' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Fairlie Rose

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2013 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 272p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 21 August 2013
      ISBN: 0670077534, 9780670077533
Alternative title: Die Gruben von Perth
Language: German
    • Berlin,
      c
      Germany,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Suhrkamp ,
      2018 .
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      Extent: 319p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 13 August 2018

      ISBN: 9783518468913

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Last amended 8 Oct 2018 09:47:33
Settings:
  • Perth, Northern Midlands, Midlands, Tasmania,
  • 1979
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