Beams Falling is a good example of its kind: a sweaty, grimy Sydney-based noir. I wish that were higher praise, but there is an endless procession of local crime fiction out there – much of which seems to emanate from Sydney – and the competition has not set the bar overly high.
by P.M. Newton
Viking, $29.99 pb, 328 pp, 9780670074525
Dean Biron has a PhD from the University of New England and was co-winner of the 2011 Australian Book ReviewCalibre Prize. He...
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