Phillip Gwynne Profile

Phillip Gwynne, author of Deadly, Unna? which was adapted for the screen under the title Australian Rules, is interviewed in "The Sydney Morning Herald" by Keith Austin. The writer's new novel is a crime thriller set in Darwin.

The plot of the new book concerns a body found in a billabong and the main protagonist is Dusty Buchanon, a female Northern Territory Police Force detective who has two dogs and drives a beaten-up ute. Interestingly, one of Gwynne's sisters, Colleen Gwynne, is a cop in the Northern Territory Police Force who has two dogs and drives a beaten-up ute. "Yes," he says, "my sister is a detective in Darwin. Well, she's a commander now. She was in charge of the [Peter] Falconio case, so she's not just a PC Plod, she's fairly high up.

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