Wooden Leg of Inspector Anders

Wooden Leg of Inspector Anders

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This first book in the Inspector Anders series won the Ned Kelly Award, and has been published in the UK and USA. It is currently being translated for publication in Europe.Inspector Anders is sent to a city in southern Italy to investigate the killing of a respected judge. There he finds himself drawn into a shadowy world of corruption and power, and becomes increasingly involved in both the case and the judge's widow. Once Anders was a hero. Then he lost his leg-and his nerve-to an anarchist bomb. Now the widow is offering him the chance to redeem his life with one last explosive act of courage.'The Wooden Leg of Inspector Anders is an impressive debut and suggests that Browne could develop a wide readership both here and overseas.' The Age.'A masterful piece of storytelling' Pulp.
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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 113 x 183 x 15mm | 135g
  • Potts Point, Australia
  • 1876631155
  • 9781876631154

About Marshall Browne

Marshall Browne, born in Melbourne, is a sixth generation Australian. His forbear was one of the founders of Australia's first bank and Marshall Browne, after an education which left him (he says) pretty much confused, followed several others of the family line into banking. He has since been based variously in Hong Kong, London, Melbourne and Bhutan, in a variety of banking roles. He also served as a commando in the Australian forces, and as a paratrooper in the British forces. His previous novels, The Gilded Cage (1996) and The Burnt City (1999) have both received considerable critical acclaim. He is also a prize-winning short story writer, who was awarded the My Brother Jack Award in 1999.
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