Peter Temple is widely regarded as one of Australia’s finest writers, and his novels have been published in twenty countries. During his lifetime he worked extensively as a journalist and editor, before teaching editing and media studies at a number of universities. His novels, among them the Jack Irish series, Truth, The Broken Shore and An Iron Rose, are celebrated as some of the best crime writing in English.
Temple died in March 2018.
Michael Heyward’s tribute to Peter Temple in the Australian ($)
CrimeMag (Germany), ‘A Big Farewell for Peter Temple’
Saturday Paper, ‘Remembering Peter Temple’ by Michael Heyward
Sydney Morning Herald, ‘Australia’s new climate of fear’ (Aug 18)