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y An Iron Rose single work   novel   crime  
Issue Details: First known date: 1998... 1998 An Iron Rose
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A regular at the local pub, and mainstay of the footy team, Mac Faraday is a man with a past living the quiet life of a country blacksmith. But when his best friend Ned is found hanged, Mac isn't convinced he committed suicide and starts asking questions. As Mac's search for answers pushes deeper into the past, it resurrects the terrifying spectre of what he calls his 'old life', forcing him to turn to long-discarded skills not only to discover why his best friend died, but also to save his own life. (Source: Trove)

Notes

  • Also sound recording.
  • Dedication : For Josephine Margaret Temple and Alexander Royden Harold Wakefield Temple : first and best influences.
  • Other formats: Also sound recording, e-book.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney,: HarperCollins , 1998 .
      Extent: 276p.
      ISBN: 0732259312 (pbk.), 9780732259310
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Quercus ,
      2007 .
      Extent: 271p.
      ISBN: 1847240321 (pbk.), 1847240313 (hbk.), 9781847240323 (pbk.), 9781847240316 (hbk.)
  • Appears in:
    y The Peter Temple Omnibus : The Broken Shore [and] In The Evil Day [and] An Iron Rose Peter Temple , London : Quercus , 2008 Z1542304 2008 selected work novel London : Quercus , 2008 pg. 553-730
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2012 .
      4066996133321471643.jpg
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: xiii, 269p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Introduced by Les Carlyon.
      • Publication date: 26 April 2012.
      ISBN: 9781921922305 (pbk.)
      Series: y Text Classics Text Publishing (publisher), Melbourne : Text Publishing , 2012- Z1851461 2012 series - publisher novel 'Great books by great Australian storytellers.' (Text website.)

Works about this Work

The Representation of Aboriginality in the Novels of Peter Temple Bill Phillips , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: Coolabah , no. 20 2016; (p. 9-21)
'Identity politics is fraught with difficulties. Of few places is this truer than in Australia when it comes to the representation of Aboriginality. On the one hand the absence or invisibility of Aboriginality in Australian life and culture maybe interpreted as a deliberate exclusion of a people whose presence is uncomfortable or inconvenient for many Australians of immigrant origin. Equally, the representation of Aboriginality by non-Aboriginals may be seen as an appropriation of identity, an inexcusable commercial exploitation or an act of neocolonialism. Best-selling and prize-winning South African-born author Peter Temple appears to be very much aware of these pitfalls. In his crime novels, written between 1996 and 2009, he has obviously made the decision to grasp the nettle and attempt to represent Aboriginality in a way that would be as acceptable as possible. This paper traces the evolution of Temple's representation of Aboriginality through the three major Aboriginal characters present in his novels: Cameron Delray (Bad Debts, 1996; Black Tide, 1999; Dead Point, 2000; and White Dog, 2003), Ned Lowey (An Iron Rose, 1998) and Detective Sergeant Paul Dove (The Broken Shore, 2005 and Truth, 2009).' (Publication abstract)
Untitled Luke Ryan , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Lifted Brow , no. 14 2012; (p. 26)

— Review of An Iron Rose Peter Temple 1998 single work novel
Poetry and Gore and More : Peter Temple and Australian Crime Fiction Stephen Knight , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Arena Magazine , August-September no. 107 2010; (p. 37-41)
On the Edge of Sanity and On the Run Kerry Greenwood , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 January 2006; (p. 22)

— Review of An Iron Rose Peter Temple 1998 single work novel
Mac Moves Into Jack's Patch Stephen Dedman , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 13 June 2005; (p. 8)

— Review of An Iron Rose Peter Temple 1998 single work novel
Mac Moves Into Jack's Patch Stephen Dedman , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 13 June 2005; (p. 8)

— Review of An Iron Rose Peter Temple 1998 single work novel
On the Edge of Sanity and On the Run Kerry Greenwood , 2006 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 January 2006; (p. 22)

— Review of An Iron Rose Peter Temple 1998 single work novel
Untitled Luke Ryan , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Lifted Brow , no. 14 2012; (p. 26)

— Review of An Iron Rose Peter Temple 1998 single work novel
The Same Only Different Sue Turnbull , R. J. Thompson , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , April no. 199 1998; (p. 42-43)

— Review of Chain Letter Claire McNab 1997 single work novel ; An Iron Rose Peter Temple 1998 single work novel
Chilling Secrets from a Murky Past Chris Brice , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 7 February 1998; (p. 23)

— Review of An Iron Rose Peter Temple 1998 single work novel
Australian Crime Fiction Jeff Popple , 2004-2005 single work criticism
— Appears in: Mystery Readers Journal , Winter vol. 20 no. 4 2004-2005; (p. 3-5)
Poetry and Gore and More : Peter Temple and Australian Crime Fiction Stephen Knight , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: Arena Magazine , August-September no. 107 2010; (p. 37-41)
Temple of Crime Jason Steger , 1998 single work biography
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 8 March 1998; (p. 13)
The Representation of Aboriginality in the Novels of Peter Temple Bill Phillips , 2016 single work criticism
— Appears in: Coolabah , no. 20 2016; (p. 9-21)
'Identity politics is fraught with difficulties. Of few places is this truer than in Australia when it comes to the representation of Aboriginality. On the one hand the absence or invisibility of Aboriginality in Australian life and culture maybe interpreted as a deliberate exclusion of a people whose presence is uncomfortable or inconvenient for many Australians of immigrant origin. Equally, the representation of Aboriginality by non-Aboriginals may be seen as an appropriation of identity, an inexcusable commercial exploitation or an act of neocolonialism. Best-selling and prize-winning South African-born author Peter Temple appears to be very much aware of these pitfalls. In his crime novels, written between 1996 and 2009, he has obviously made the decision to grasp the nettle and attempt to represent Aboriginality in a way that would be as acceptable as possible. This paper traces the evolution of Temple's representation of Aboriginality through the three major Aboriginal characters present in his novels: Cameron Delray (Bad Debts, 1996; Black Tide, 1999; Dead Point, 2000; and White Dog, 2003), Ned Lowey (An Iron Rose, 1998) and Detective Sergeant Paul Dove (The Broken Shore, 2005 and Truth, 2009).' (Publication abstract)
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