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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Quota
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"HIS HONOUR: Mr Jardim, withdraw that comment immediately.

MR JARDIM: Your Honour, I'm not withdrawing it because it's got nothing to do with the merits of this case, just as your small-minded treatment of my client has got nothing to do with the merits of the case. I mean, could you have cocked this thing up any worse? Bloody helpless kid and you know she's back out on the street now. You're known throughout the state as a heartless old prick and a drunk, and seeing I've gone this far, your daughter-in-law's appointment to the court is widely viewed as a grubby political payoff. Today's pretty much the lowest I've seen you stoop but it's been a rich field of excrem—

HIS HONOUR: Senior, will you have Mr Jardim removed?

Charlie Jardim has just trashed his legal career in a spectacular courtroom meltdown, and his girlfriend has finally left him. So when a charitable colleague slings him a prosecution brief that will take him to the remote coastal town of Dauphin, Charlie reluctantly agrees that the sea air might be good for him.

The case is a murder. The victim was involved in the illegal abalone trade and the even more illegal drug trade. And the witnesses aren't talking.

And as Dauphin closes ranks around him, Charlie is about to find his interest in the law powerfully reignited." (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Lilly, who makes everything possible and all of it fun.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2014 .
      image of person or book cover 4709900590470038690.jpg
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 251p.
      Reprinted: 2016
      ISBN: 9781922148933
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2016 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 272p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 4 January 2016
      ISBN: 9781925355055

Other Formats

  • Also sound recording.

Works about this Work

Review : Quota Frank Vagg , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , September 2014; (p. 43)

— Review of Quota Jock Serong , 2014 single work novel
Justice Measures up down by the Beach Owen Richardson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 2 August 2014; (p. 36)

— Review of Quota Jock Serong , 2014 single work novel
Dodgy Dealing in Small-Town Dauphin Owen Richardson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 July 2014; (p. 22)

— Review of Quota Jock Serong , 2014 single work novel
Dodgy Dealing in Small-Town Dauphin Owen Richardson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 July 2014; (p. 22)

— Review of Quota Jock Serong , 2014 single work novel
Justice Measures up down by the Beach Owen Richardson , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 2 August 2014; (p. 36)

— Review of Quota Jock Serong , 2014 single work novel
Review : Quota Frank Vagg , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , September 2014; (p. 43)

— Review of Quota Jock Serong , 2014 single work novel
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