The Resource Man at the window, Robert Jeffreys

Man at the window, Robert Jeffreys

Label
Man at the window
Title
Man at the window
Statement of responsibility
Robert Jeffreys
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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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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 co-operate, 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 helping or harming those most affected by the dead? Man at the Window is the first in the Detective Cardilini series, set in 1960s Western Australia.
Storyline
Writing style
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10742271
Cataloging source
SALS
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Jeffreys, Robert
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australian fiction
  • Boarding schools
  • Teacher-student relationships
  • Secrets
  • Private schools
  • Murder
  • Perth (W.A.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Man at the window, Robert Jeffreys
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9781760683306
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Man at the window, Robert Jeffreys
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9781760683306
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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