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10 thoughts on “Bad Debts (Jack Irish, #1)

  1. says:

    There s nothing not to like here good writing, complicated plot, fun setting in Australia However, if you ve read enough of this type of book, you can go through the checklist Black best friend Check Tragic experience in past Check Recovering alcoholic Check Po...


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    The plotting is always convoluted in a Peter Temple read You do at times scratch your head but thenthere s so much verve in these pages peopled with some beautifully drawn characters and a tangible sense of place and time that the ride is something you are not keen on concluding.Jack Irish as gumshoes go is very credible indeed He comes to us in this, in the first of the series, fully formed Dodgy Opportunistic Living on the edge at bit But genuinely one of us Neither a cowboy The plotting is always convoluted in a Peter Temple read You do at times scratch your head but thenthere s so much verve in these pages peopled with some beautifully drawn characters and a tangible sense of place and time that the ride is something you are not keen on concluding.Jack Irish as gumshoes go is very credible indeed He comes to us in this, in the first of the series, fully formed Dodgy Opportunistic Living on the edge at bit But genuinely one of us Neither a cowboy nor spiv A tad cowardly He s not even one iota psychopathic As a lawyer who has decided to live closer to the street and on his wits, Jack Irish is a stand out crime fiction remake Aiding him is a lot of discursive humour and a great command of Australian cultural s and peculiarities Evenso Jack I...


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    Set mainly in Melbourne, once a criminal lawyer, John Jack Irish is now making his way out of a dark period of life that he drifted into after the death of his second wife who died at the hands of an unhappy client Trying to deal with his pain, Jack drowned his sorrows in alcohol and became a collector of serious debts, as well as a gambler betting on the ponies He does some odd work for a couple of men in the horse racing business But there s another side to Jack as a sort of therapy, Set mainly in Melbourne, once a criminal lawyer, John Jack Irish is now making his way out of a dark period of life that he drifted into after the death of his second wife who died at the hands of an unhappy client Trying to deal with his pain, Jack drowned his sorrows in alcohol and became a collector of serious debts, as well as a gambler betting on the ponies He does some odd work for a couple of men in the horse racing business But there s another side to Jack as a sort of therapy, he also helps a friend make furniture, finding a bit of peace and pride in his work, and he has a huge heart He s a dad to daughter Claire He tries to stay on the side of law and order, but there are moments when he sometimes has to cross over that border.As the novel opens, Jack checks his answering machine to find a number of m...


  4. says:

    Geeze, Temple is good I mean, this is no Broken Shore, and has all his usual way too many coincidences problems And what s with his obsession with street kid porn But damn he writes a likeable protagonist Is there anyone who wouldn t like Jack Irish I just love the wa...


  5. says:

    The story unfolded beautifully, expertly paced and just the right amount of twists and turns, action sequences and a very satisfying denouement Not sure about Jack Irish s character arc subtle, perhaps non existent Brilliant book nonetheless Sad to finish it on the very day of the author s death.


  6. says:

    I have a new favorite lawyer.Jack Irish, criminal lawyer, cabinet maker and horseracing fanatic, gets a call from the past, several in fact If he d only pick up his messagesoften An old client, one he doesn t remember, wants to talk Danny Mckillop is dead by the time Jack finds him.The McKillop case is one from Jack s drinking days and as he looks into the matter, g...


  7. says:

    A good solid mystery, but I got bogged down in the Australian terms and slang I did find it a tad confusing at first, as it was full of twists, and it slowed down for me in the middle But once I figured out where it was going with all the murder, politics and corruption, and started...


  8. says:

    I really liked this book Jack was not the hard boiled private investigator type He is not a P.I., he is a lawyer who does high level odd jobs that are only basically lawyer like I liked him as a character, because he seemed real and human He does get beaten up, but it isn t every 5 ...


  9. says:

    Meet Jack Irish After seeing the tv movies with Guy Pierce, I got ver interested in these books Sure enough, the books are even better than the movies Excellent read and a great story with humour to boot Highly recommended.


  10. says:

    a cracking gritty read I struggled a little with some of the Melbourne vernacular but once I remembered what a ute was, I was right.crooked horses, crooked politicians, dodgy land deals thanks for the tip, Mike


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Bad Debts (Jack Irish, #1) A Phone Message From Ex Client Danny McKillop Doesn T Ring Any Bells For Jack Irish Life Is Hard Enough Without Having To Dredge Up Old Problems His Beloved Football Team Continues To Lose, The Odds On His Latest Plunge At The Track Seem Far Too Long, And He S Still Cooking For One When Danny Turns Up Dead, Jack Is Forced To Take A Walk Back Into The Dark And Dangerous Past.With Suspenseful Prose And Black Humor, Peter Temple Builds An Unforgettable Character In Jack Irish And Brings The Reader On A Journey That Is As Intelligent As It Is Exciting.