➶ Death of a Lake Free ➬ Author Arthur W. Upfield – Buyprobolan50.co.uk

Death of a Lake On A Vast Sheep Station In The Outback, Raymond Gillen Goes Swimming In The Lake One Night And Is Never Seen Again After The Failure Of Local Police To Solve The Mystery, Bony Arrives Disguised As A Horse Breaker, And Uncovers A Story Of Sexual Tension And Murder The Lake Is Evaporating In The Intense Drought Only When It Dies Will The Mystery Be Solved Apart From Its Strengths As A Crime Novel, This Is Probably The Best Book Ever Written About Drought In Australia.


10 thoughts on “Death of a Lake

  1. says:

    Enjoyable Australian crime fiction novel, written and set in outback Australia during the 1950s This is the 18th Inspector Napoleon Boneparte novel written by English born Australian author, Arthur Upfield 1890 1964.Inspector Napoleon Bony Boneparte is sent to a vast outback sheep station disguised as a horse breaker to investigate the mysterious and unsolved disappearance 18 months earlier of stationhand Ray Gillen Gillen had previously won the lottery in Queensland a lucrative motive f Enjoyable Australian crime fiction novel, written and set in outback Australia during the 1950s This is the 18th Inspector Napoleon Boneparte novel written by English born Australian author, Arthur Upfield 1890 1964.Inspector Napoleon Bony Boneparte is sent to a vast outback sheep station disguised as a horse breaker to investigate the...


  2. says:

    Cake in a Hat Box is the 19th in Arthur Upfield s Bony series The story starts with the discovery by a long distance truck driver of the body of Constable Stenhouse in his jeep on the road to Agar s Lagoon Stenhouse, a competent policeman but not a well liked man, has been shot, and his native tracker is missing At first, it looks like, the tracker, Jackie Musgrove, has shot his Constable and cleared out with his swag and rifle But the local blacks are making smoke signals and gathering purp Cake in a Hat Box is the 19th in Arthur Upfield s Bony series The story start...


  3. says:

    emprunt biblioth que Porchester, grosse exploitation agricole des profondeurs du bush australien, les employ s regardent avec anxi t l ass chement inexorable du lac Otway Un homme y a trouv la mort dans des circonstances myst rieuses et chacun attend la r apparition du corps Pour pouvoir enqu ter avec discr tion et efficacit , l inspecteur m tis Napol on Bonaparte, dit Bony, d cide de se rendre sur place en se faisant passer pour le nouveau dresseur de chevaux sauvages Avant de perc emprunt biblioth que Porchester, grosse exploitation agricole des profondeurs du bush australien, les employ s regardent avec anxi t l ass chement inexorable du lac Otway Un homme y a trouv la mort dans des circonstances myst rieuses et chacun attend la r apparition du corps Pour pouvoir enqu ter avec discr tion et efficacit , l inspecteur m tis Napol on Bonaparte, dit Bony, d cide de se r...


  4. says:

    The audio book begins with the usual warning that the publisher does not ascribe to Upfield s now politically incorrect views However they do reflect popularly held opinions, particularly abour aborigines, in the 1950s.The story moves a bit slowly in this tale because Lake Otway, a lake that had filled three years before because of flooding in the north, is in the process of evaporating and dying There are wonderful descriptions of what happens as the lake gets shallower and shallower and smal The audio book begins with the usual warning that the publisher does not ascribe to Upfield s now politically incorrect views However they do reflect popularly held opinions, particularly abour aborigines, in the 1950s.The story moves a bit slowly in this tale because Lake Otway, a lake that had filled three years before because of flooding in the north, is in the process of evaporating and dying There are wonderful descriptions of what happens as the lake gets shallower and shallower and smaller and smaller At the same time the rabbit population blows out The daily temperature is well over 110F and the outstation near the lake burns to the ground one night.You can t help but be impressed by Upfield s detailed observations of life on Outback stations.Bony turns up undercover to investigate the Ray Gillen s disappearance and discovers that all the hands living ...


  5. says:

    Another Bony novel that nearly had me missing my train station Lake Otway is a transient, filling every 20 years or so during a big wet and then drying out While it was full a station hand went for a swim and never came back His body has never been found Bony sees the report and decides to investigate, under cover of some horse breaking.Why is atmosphere at the Lake Otway outstation so tense and suspicious, with everyone watching each other Why is everyone so keen to find the body, keen en Another Bony novel that nearly had me missing my train station Lake Otway is a transient, filling every 20 years or so during a big wet and then drying out While it was full a station hand went for a swim and never came back His body has never been found Bony se...


  6. says:

    Death of a Lake is the 18th book in the Napoleon Bonaparte series In my opinion, it is one of Upfield s better efforts, as the author puts our intrepid detective back in the wilds of Australia, away from the towns and cities where Bony appeared in the previous couple of books Upfield s strength is the way he brings the Australian wilderness to the forefront and makes the reader experience the dust and...


  7. says:

    Huis clos dans la chaleur crasante d un d sert australien au d but du XXe si cle Bony m ne l enqu te sous couverture dans une exploitation au bord d un lac qui est en train de s ass cher Tous les protagonistes sont des suspects potentiels a...


  8. says:

    Out west in NSW during the hottest Summer on record, Bony takes on the role of a breaker A bloke on the run with a large amount of cash has disappeared Lake Otway is dying in the heat, rabbits are in plague proportions and heading for the water Yet another brilliant novel with some harrowing desc...


  9. says:

    Best storyThe plot of this story is plausible and entertaining The description of the dying lake and the consequences to the wildlife is amazing However, some of the events are not for one with a quest stomach No spoilers here Great read.


  10. says:

    Depuis quelques mois, j ai envie de d couvrir la litt rature australienne, un pays qui m intrigue et m int resse beaucoup De ma situation g ographique, l Australie c est l autre bout du monde, l endroit le plus loign , c est tr s exotique J ai envie de d couvrir leur fa on de vivre, leur environnement, leurs coutumes Avec La mort d un lac, j ai t ravie L intrigue polici re n est qu un pr texte pour parler ...