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The Dragon Man

Garry Disher

ISBN: 9781569473566

Published: August, 2004

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A serial killer is on the loose in a small coastal town near Melbourne. Detective Inspector Hal Challis and his team must apprehend him before he strikes again. But first, Challis has to contend with the editor of a local newspaper who undermines his investigation at every turn, and with his wife, who attempts to resurrect their marriage ...

A serial killer is on the loose in a small coastal town near Melbourne. Detective Inspector Hal Challis and his team must apprehend him before he strikes again. But first, Challis has to contend with the editor of a local newspaper who undermines his investigation at every turn, and with his wife, who attempts to resurrect their marriage through long-distance phone calls from a sanitarium, where she has been imprisoned for the past eight years for attempted murder.

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“A straightforward police story with a terrific plot, nuanced characters and solid procedures, served up on refreshing new turf.”
—Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review
“A first-rate piece of crime writing.”
—The Washington Post Book World
“Colorful. . . . Disher has literary talent and imagination.”
—Chicago Tribune
“Disher makes his characters as interesting as his plot.”
—Portsmouth Herald