Peter Doyle's latest novel illuminates upon the criminal underworld and political corruption that existed in postwar Australia. This is set against the backdrop of an exploding new culture embracing sex, drugs and rock'n'roll. It's August 1945: the Japanese have surrendered and there's dancing in the streets of Sydney; but not for Billy Glasheen, who has no time to celebrate. Billy's blackmarket boss has disappeared, leaving him high and dry - on the run from both criminals and cops, he has no idea what they want - but he'd better find out fast, as they'd kill to get it.Another five miles and we passed a cattle-loading ramp, then crossed a ford, which wea#39;d been told to look out for. A little way further on, a track led off to the right. i pulled up the truck. the snow began to gather on the ground. the one working headlight lit up a ... had little effect. i stood on the brake, then pulled on the handbrake. the truck slid slowly to a halt. ... truck slip around as it wished, then pull up and edge round the hairpins. even so, it was dicey. the snow was falling heavily now, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Devil's Jump|
|Publisher||:||Verse Chorus Press - 2008-08-26|