Robert Drewe

Shark Net

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Aged six, Robert Drewe moved with his family from Melbourne to Perth, the world's most isolated city - and proud of it. This sun-baked coast was innocently proud, too, of its tranquillity and friendliness.

Then a man he knew murdered a boy he also knew. The murderer randomly killed eight strangers - variously shooting, strangling, stabbing, bludgeoning and hacking his victims and running them down with cars - an innocent Perth was changed forever.

ISBN: 
0143002155
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2000

Our Sunshine

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Ned Kelley's reputation as an outlaw is growing. To the masses he's a folk hero, but to the Establishment he's the most wanted man in the British Empire - by Royal decree the only person that everyone is permitted to kill. When the authorities bring in an army of police to catch him, Ned plans a showdown at Glenrowan, an event that will cement his status as the revolutionary hero of the Australian underclass.

ISBN: 
0143001566
Publisher: 
Penguin
Year of Publication: 
2003

Robert Drewe

Author Information
Drewe, Robert

About the Author

Robert Drewe was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1943. He grew up and was educated in Western Australia where he took up journalism with the West Australian in 1961. He was literary editor for the Australian from 1971 to 1974. He won the Walkley Award (Australia's highest such award) for journalism in 1976 and 1981. He currently lives in Sydney.