Very Good + / Very Good +. Item #9348
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1995. First Edition. Octavo (22cm.); publisher's simulated cloth in photo-illustrated dust jacket; ,348pp. Light wrinkling along top margins of jacket, small paper flaw to verso of front flap not affecting exterior, a trifle rubbing at spine crown; boards square with a moderate bump at head of spine and some nudging at tail, overall a Very Good copy in Very Good jacket. Bookplate signed by the author laid in.
The Australian author's second crime novel, awarded the Ned Kelly Award in 1996.