The Dying Trade by Peter CorrisThe Dying Trade by Peter Corris

The Dying Trade

byPeter CorrisIntroduction bySusan Wyndham

Paperback | June 18, 2013

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Meet Cliff Hardy. Smoker, drinker, ex-boxer. And private investigator. 'The Dying Trade' not only introduces a sleuth who has become an enduring Australian literary legend?the antihero of thirty-seven thrillers?but it is also a long love letter to the seamy side of Sydney itself.
Peter Corris was born in Victoria in 1942, and did his undergraduate degree at the University of Melbourne. He took a doctorate in history from the ANU, but in the mid 1970s he left academia for journalism. From 1980 to 1981 he was literary editor of the 'National Times'. Corris's first Cliff Hardy novel 'The Dying Trade' was publ...
Title:The Dying TradeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 7.58 × 5.23 × 0.98 inPublished:June 18, 2013Publisher:Text Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1921922176

ISBN - 13:9781921922176


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Classic crime & hard man Hardy Great read - developed a few interesting twists. Cliff Hardy is a great lead man - tough, sensitive & a low tolerance for rubbish. The book paints a vivid picture of 1990s Sydney - complete with the distant experiences & memories of a pre-digital society. I am a bit slow on the Corris uptake but I am now a huge fan.
Date published: 2015-01-21