Crime writer Garry Disher at the Hurstville Library | County Leader of St George and Sutherland

Garry Disher, one of Australia’s leading mystery writers, will appear at the Hurstville Library as part of the Sydney Writers’ Festival.

Garry Disher promoted the popularity of Australian detective fiction through works such as The Stencil Man, Consolation, Kill Shot and Bitter Wash Road.

It won the Ned Kelly Award for Crime Fiction in 2007, 2010, 2021 and the Life Achievement Award in 2018, and has also repeatedly won the Crime Novel of hte Year in Germany.

Garry Disher will discuss with Suzanne Leal his latest book,The way it is now.

The novel tells the story of Charlie Deravin whose mother disappeared 20 years ago near the family beach hut.

Now Charlie is back, living in the cabin, on disciplinary leave from his police job and on permanent leave from his marriage.

After two decades of worrying about the mystery of his mother’s disappearance, he’s run out of leads. Then the remains of two people are found – and the past crashes down on Charlie.

Hurstville Library and Service Center,

Corner of Queens Road and Dora Street, Hurstville,

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