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The Dragon Man

(1999)
(The first book in the Peninsula Crimes series)
A novel by

 


"Engaging and appealingly complex."-Canberra Times

"Pace and tautness . . . Evocative landscapes-characters develop complexity and lodge in the consciousness."-Weekend Australian

"Disher writes a mean crime thriller."-The Age

A serial killer is on the loose in a small coastal town near Melbourne. Detective Inspector Hal Challis and his team must apprehend him before he strikes again. But first Challis must contend with the editor of a local news-paper who undermines his investigation at every turn and with his wife, who is attempting to resurrect their marriage through long-distance phone calls from a sanitarium where she has been imprisoned for the past eight years for attempted murder. His.

The media is demanding to know what Challis is doing about the killer; his colleagues are either giving trouble or in it; and his past keeps coming back to haunt him. Can Challis and his team nab the Peninsula Highway killer before anyone else gets hurt?

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Hardback Editions

July 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Dragon Man (Inspector Challis Mysteries)
Author(s): Garry Disher
ISBN: 1-56947-356-0 / 978-1-56947-356-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


1999 : Australia Hardback
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Title: The Dragon Man (Inspector Challis Mysteries)
Author(s): Garry Disher
ISBN: 1-86508-046-2 / 978-1-86508-046-8 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited (Australia)
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

September 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Dragon Man (A Hal Challis Investigation)
Author(s): Garry Disher
ISBN: 1-61695-448-5 / 978-1-61695-448-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Dragon Man (Hal Challis Novel) (Challis & Destry Mystery)
Author(s): Garry Disher
ISBN: 1-904738-23-0 / 978-1-904738-23-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bitter Lemon Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


April 2007 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Dragon Man
Author(s): Garry Disher
ISBN: 1-59722-491-X / 978-1-59722-491-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


2006 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Unknown
Author(s): Garry Disher
ISBN: 1-921145-28-5 / 978-1-921145-28-5 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Text Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   


June 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Dragon Man (A Hal Challis Investigation)
Author(s): Garry Disher
ISBN: 1-56947-395-1 / 978-1-56947-395-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


1999 : Australia Paperback
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Title: The Dragon Man
Author(s): Garry Disher
ISBN: 1-86508-253-8 / 978-1-86508-253-0 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

November 1999 : Australia Audio Cassette
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Title: The Dragon Man (Inspector Challis Mysteries)
Author(s): Garry Disher
ISBN: 0-7320-2176-6 / 978-0-7320-2176-4 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Isis Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

July 2005 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Dragon Man (A Hal Challis Investigation)
Author(s): Garry Disher
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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