Of rogues and ratbags
Bury Me Vertical
by R.M. Winn
Penguin, $29.95 pb, 246 pp, 9781921518553
Ryle Winn was a rural valuer and jack of all trades before being laid low by a brain tumour in the mid-1990s. He turned to writing and produced a string of successful titles, including a memoir of his illness, Out of the Blue (2009), and numerous collections of bush yarns and personal anecdotes.