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No Worries, Mate… Barry Maitland, Peter Temple, Shane Maloney, Peter Corris, Robert G. Barrett

Australian crime writing is unique. There is a casual quality to any violence it depicts. It is not callous, nor is it without emotion but it seems to be taken lightly. A kind of fatalism seems to prevent the characters (and the reader) from over-analysing a violent act. It quickly becomes a fact, a piece of history and as such, useless. Could this be a throwback to a time in Australian history... Read more

by | February 5, 2010