The Dragon Man

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Allen & Unwin, 1999 - Detective and mystery stories - 239 pages
The A format edition of the stunning debut in Garry Disher's new crime series.
 

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User Review  - Skybalon - LibraryThing

Nice minimalist mystery with fairly complex characters. Author to his credit doesn't attempt to wrap up anything other than the main mystery. Complicated characters have issues that all are not completely worked out by the end of the novel but that doesn't make it any less satisfying. Read full review

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User Review  - laytonwoman3rd - LibraryThing

This is the first "Hal Challis Investigation" in a series that now contains 7 novels featuring Australian Detective Inspector Hal Challis, and Sergeant Ellen Destry. The dragon of the title is a ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
4
Section 3
15
Section 4
28
Section 5
38
Section 6
50
Section 7
59
Section 8
66
Section 14
131
Section 15
142
Section 16
153
Section 17
163
Section 18
177
Section 19
208
Section 20
213
Section 21
220

Section 9
85
Section 10
115
Section 11
118
Section 12
122
Section 13
127
Section 22
226
Section 23
228
Section 24
234
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About the author (1999)

Garry Disher grew up in rural South Australia. He has travelled widely and now lives on the Victorian coast. A full-time, award-winning writer for many years, his books include novels, short story collections, the Personal Best anthologies and writers' handbooks. Garry Disher's crime fiction includes numerous anthology stories and the Wyatt novels, Kickback, Paydirt, Deathdeal, Crosskill and Port Vila Blues. His third literary novel, The Sunken Road, shortlisted for the NBC Banjo Award, was published by Allen + Unwin in March 1996.

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