The broken shore: book summary and reviews of the broken shore by peter temple. Discuss the novel’s title how does the beautiful but dangerous segment of coastline called the broken shore serve as an appropriate backdrop for the bourgoyne murder investigation what has been broken at the kettle and the dangar steps whose broken lives are mended in the aftermath 6.
Peter temple was the first crime writer to win the miles franklin award, for his novel truth in 2010 photograph: anne zahalka/pr writers and fans have paid tribute to the miles franklin award.
The broken shore is the first book i've read by peter temple i like the smart arse aussie slang i'm going to give another one of his books a try.
In the broken shore temple's writing uses the genre only a a reference point his novel offers perspectives on the lives and attitudes of the characters that are - variously - oblique, whimsical, wry, sardonic (and very australian) and bleak. The broken shore 1h 43min | crime | tv movie 2 february 2014 an evocative crime thriller that captures the chilling action and sharp wit of peter temple's acclaimed novel the broken shore.
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Temple, peter the broken shore (2007) the protagonist in this australian crime novel is a victoria police detective named joe cashin he has been moved to the countryside where he grew up, in a small town near melbourne a local businessman is murdered on his estate. The broken shore peter temple's acclaimed crime fiction novel 'the broken shore' chronicles the unfolding of a murder investigation on the rugged victorian coastline through the eyes of a morally flexible small town cop.
Peter temple is an australian crime fiction writer formerly a journalist and journalism lecturer, temple turned to fiction writing in the 1990s his jack irish novels (bad debts, black tide, dead point, and white dog) are set in melbourne, australia, and feature an unusual lawyer-gambler protagonist.