Reviews of Australian Books #24

Peter Temple's book The Broken Shore is reviewed this week in "The Times". The reviewer, Marcel Berlins, is pretty impressed: "The Broken Shore portrays a community in thrall to long-established prejudices and passions. It is also about the inner destruction of families: raw, cruel and moving. Congratulations to Quercus -- a recent addition to crime publishing -- for bringing this to English readers."

In "The Sunday Times", Peter Carey's book, Theft, is chosen as one of the 50 novels for their readers to contemplate on their summer holidays: "Artifice and deceit are the themes of Carey's marvellously enjoyable novel about a faded painter caught up in art forgery."

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