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Peter Corris


Australia (1942 - )

Peter Corris was born in country Victoria and educated at Melbourne High School and the University of Melbourne. After taking a Master¹s degree at Monash University and a PhD (both in history) at the ANU, he worked as an academic at several universities before turning to journalism. He was Literary Editor of The National Times from 1980-1 and has been a professional writer for the past 20 years. He is best known for his 26 books about Sydney private detective Cliff Hardy. He has also published spy novels, historical novels, a collection of stories about golf as well as editing anthologies about golf and boxing and co-writing autobiographies, notably of the late Professor Fred Hollows. He is married to writer Jean Bedford; they live on the Illawarra coast in NSW Wales and have three daughters.

His interests are reading and writing, golf, weight training and films.
 
Series
The Dying TradeWhite MeatThe Marvelous BoyHeroin Annie: And Other Cliff Hardy Stories
Make Me RichThe Empty BeachThe Big Drop: And Other Cliff Hardy StoriesThe Greenwich Apartments
Deal Me OutThe January ZoneMan in the Shadows and Other StoriesThe Man in the Shadows
O'FearWet GravesAftershockBeware of the Dog
Burn: And Other StoriesMatrimonial CausesCasinoForget Me If You Can: Cliff Hardy Stories
The RewardThe Washington ClubThe Black PrinceThe Other Side of Sorrow
LugarnoSalt and BloodMaster's MatesThe Coast Road
Taking Care of BusinessSaving BillieThe UndertowAppeal Denied
The Big Score: Cliff Hardy CasesOpen FileDeep WaterTorn Apart
Follow the MoneyComebackThe Dunbar CaseSilent Kill
 
Beverly Hills Browning: From Tapes Among the Papers of Richard BrowningBox Office BrowningBrowning in Buckskin: From the Tapes And Papers of Richard BrowningBrowning P.I.
Browning Battles OnBrowning Without a Cause
 
The Baltic BusinessThe Kimberley KillingThe Cargo ClubThe Azanian Action
The Japanese JobThe Vietnam Volunteer
 
Set UpCross OffGet Even
 
Peter Corris recommends
Paydirt
Paydirt (1993)
(Wyatt, book 2)
Garry Disher
"Disher is delivering the best crime fiction around."



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