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Man at the window : a detective cardilini novel / Robert Jeffreys (author).

by Jeffreys, Robert [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Detective cardilini ; 1. Publisher: Prahran, VIC : Echo Publishing, 2018Description: 352 pages; 23.4 cm.ISBN: 9781760683306; 1760683302; 9781760683375; 176068337X; 9781760683382; 1760683388.Subject(s): Detectives -- Fiction | Mass murder investigation -- Fiction. -- investigation | Boarding schools -- Fiction | Teacher-student relationships -- Fiction | Nineteen sixties -- Fiction | Australian | Secrecy -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction. | Australian fiction -- 21st century.Summary: When a boarding master at an exclusive boys' school is shot dead, it is deemed accidental. A lazy and usually drunk detective is sent to write up the report. Cardilini unexpectedly does not cooperate, as he becomes riled by the privileged arrogance of those at the school. He used to have instincts. Perhaps he should follow them now... With no real evidence he declares the shooting a murder and puts himself on a collision course with the powerful and elite of Perth. As he peels back layers, the school's dark secrets being to emerge. But is his dogged pursuit of justice helpful or harmful to those most affected by the man's death? Man at the Window is the first in the Detective Cardilini series, set in 1960s Western Australia.
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When a boarding master at an exclusive boys' school is shot dead, it is deemed accidental. A lazy and usually drunk detective is sent to write up the report. Cardilini unexpectedly does not cooperate, as he becomes riled by the privileged arrogance of those at the school. He used to have instincts. Perhaps he should follow them now... With no real evidence he declares the shooting a murder and puts himself on a collision course with the powerful and elite of Perth. As he peels back layers, the school's dark secrets being to emerge. But is his dogged pursuit of justice helpful or harmful to those most affected by the man's death? Man at the Window is the first in the Detective Cardilini series, set in 1960s Western Australia.

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