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Dead Point

by Peter Temple

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In the third novel of the Jack Irish series, the former criminal lawyer is hired to look for occasional barman Robbie Colburn, a life-threatening task that draws Jack into a deadly network involving money, politics and power.

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Hard-Boiled Hero Jack Irish Lives, And Drinks, In A Shadowy Melbourne

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