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y separately published work icon The Tower single work   novel   crime  
Is part of Nicholas Troy Michael Duffy , 2009 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 The Tower
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'Young detective Nicholas Troy is basically a good man, for whom working in homicide is the highest form of police work. But when a woman falls from the construction site for the world's tallest skyscraper, the tortured course of the murder investigation that follows threatens his vocation.

Hampered by politicised managers and incompetent colleagues, Troy fights his way through worlds of wealth and poverty, people-smuggling and prostitution. He has always seen Sydney as a city of sharks, a place where predators lurk beneath the glittering surface. Now he uncovers networks of crime and corruption that pollute the city, reaching into the police force itself.

Finally, the shadowy predator Troy has been chasing turns and comes for him, putting his family at risk. Forced to defend himself with actions he would never have considered before, Troy confronts a moral abyss. He realises it's a long way down.' (from the publisher's website)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Max Suich, who brought me back to crime.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2009 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 455p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 January 2009
      ISBN: 9781741758139
    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2011 .
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      Extent: 469p.
      Note/s:
      • Published March 1st 2011
      ISBN: 9781742372617

Works about this Work

Novel Ways to Case the Joint Jeff Glorfeld , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 10 October 2009; (p. 25)

— Review of King of the Cross Mark Dapin , 2009 single work novel ; The Tower Michael Duffy , 2009 single work novel
Big Ambitions Sue Turnbull , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 3-4 October 2009; (p. 30)

— Review of The Tower Michael Duffy , 2009 single work novel ; Dark Country Bronwyn Parry , 2009 single work novel
[Review] The Tower Drew Turney , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , August vol. 89 no. 1 2009; (p. 41)

— Review of The Tower Michael Duffy , 2009 single work novel
A Great Write Hope in the City of Sharks Winsor Dobbin , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 20 September 2009; (p. 12)

— Review of The Tower Michael Duffy , 2009 single work novel
A Great Write Hope in the City of Sharks Winsor Dobbin , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 20 September 2009; (p. 12)

— Review of The Tower Michael Duffy , 2009 single work novel
[Review] The Tower Drew Turney , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , August vol. 89 no. 1 2009; (p. 41)

— Review of The Tower Michael Duffy , 2009 single work novel
Big Ambitions Sue Turnbull , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 3-4 October 2009; (p. 30)

— Review of The Tower Michael Duffy , 2009 single work novel ; Dark Country Bronwyn Parry , 2009 single work novel
Novel Ways to Case the Joint Jeff Glorfeld , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 10 October 2009; (p. 25)

— Review of King of the Cross Mark Dapin , 2009 single work novel ; The Tower Michael Duffy , 2009 single work novel
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