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Truth

Truth( )
Author: Temple, Peter
ISBN:978-0-312-57290-7
Publication Date:Apr 2011
Publisher:Picador
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

Winner of the 2010 Miles Franklin Award

Inspector Stephen Villani, head of homicide in Melbourne, Australia, has a full agenda: a murdered woman in a penthouse apartment, three men butchered in a sadistic rampage, a tattoo-faced drug dealer corrupting his rebellious daughter, a crumbling marriage. As these events begin to unfold, Villani finds himself immersed in an unfamiliar world of political scandal and ethical ambiguity, where honesty is a resource in very short supply....
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural
Fiction / Crime
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.2 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:0.8 Pounds
Author Biography
Temple, Peter (Author)
Peter Temple was born in South Africa in 1946. In 1979, he moved to Australia to work as education editor at the Sydney Morning Herald. He taught at Charles Sturt University and later at RMIT. In 1982, he edited the magazine Australian Society. He became a full-time writer in the 1990s.

He wrote nine novels including the Jack Irish series, which was adapted into a television show. He won the Gold Dagger in 2007 for The Broken Shore, the Miles Franklin award in 2010 for Truth, and five Ned Kelly awards. He died from cancer on March 8, 2018 at the age of 71.

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