Broken Shore
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(4.2 based on 29 ratings)
  • 1
    The Broken Shore | Peter Temple

    The Broken Shore

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Peter Temple
    • Narrated By Peter Hosking
    Overall
    (16)
    Performance
    (13)
    Story
    (13)

    Joe Cashin was different once. He moved easily then; was surer and less thoughtful. But there are consequences when you’ve come so close to dying. For Cashin, they included a posting away from the world of Homicide to the quiet place on the coast where he grew up. Now all he has to do is play the country cop and walk the dogs. And sometimes think about how he was before. But then prominent local Charles Bourgoyne is bashed and left for dead....

    Confusing, vague, and blasé

    Temple just loves to switch between incredible finicky descriptions and extremely vague character interactions and plot developments. Too many charact..Show More »

    Reviewed on 20 July 2016 by parsa ()
  • 2
    Truth | Peter Temple

    Truth

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Peter Temple
    • Narrated By Michael Carman
    Overall
    (11)
    Performance
    (8)
    Story
    (8)

    Villani's life is his work. It is his identity, his calling, his touchstone. But now, over a few sweltering summer days, as fires burn across the state and his superiors and colleagues scheme and jostle, he finds all the certainties of his life are crumbling. Truth is a novel about a man, a family, a city. It is about violence, murder, love, corruption, honor and deceit. And it is about truth.

    A Peter Temple classic spoiled by a mediocre read

    After listening to, and loving, Peter Hosking read 'The Broken Shore' I was looking forward to this book, only to realise too late that the narration ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 01 July 2016 by Alistair ()