The Broken Shore

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The Broken Shore
Author Peter Temple
Country Australia
Language English
Genre Crime fiction
Publisher Text Publishing, Australia
Publication date
2005
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 345 pp
ISBN 1-920885-77-3
OCLC 62116825
Followed by Truth

The Broken Shore (2005) is a Duncan Lawrie Dagger award-winning novel by Australian author Peter Temple.

Dedication[edit]

"To Anita: for the laughter and the loyalty. "

Plot Summary[edit]

The novel's central character is Joe Cashin, a Melbourne homicide detective. Following serious physical injuries he is posted to his hometown where he begins the process of rebuilding the old family mansion and his physical and mental strength. Against a background of family tragedy, politics, police corruption and racism, he investigates the death of a wealthy local man, Charles Burgoyne. His closest friend and police superior is Villani, who is the central character in Truth.

Awards[edit]

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Reviews[edit]

  • "The Age" [2]
  • "Daily Telegraph" [3]
  • "Detectives Beyond Borders" Part 1 [4], Part 2 [5]
  • Island Volume 104 [6] accessed 2007-08-13
  • "Light Reading" [7]
  • "Mostly Fiction" [8]
  • "Reading Matters" [9]
  • "The Times" [10]

Telemovie[edit]

The Broken Shore was adapted for television by writer Andrew Knight.[1] It was produced by Ian Collie and Andrew Knight and directed by Rowan Woods. It was filmed in Melbourne, Portland, Port Fairy and the Port Campbell National Park.[2]

The movie had its world premiere at the Adelaide Film Festival on 15 October 2013.[3] It aired on the ABC on 2 February 2014.[4]

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