The Old School

Crime Writing Workshop with P.M. Newton

Book Information
Author Name: 
P.M. Newton
Book Title: 
The Old School
Dates: 
Sat, 11/10/2012 (All day)

Faber Academy are holding a one day interactive workshop on crime writing at the Allen & Unwin Sydney office on Saturday 10 November.

TROUBLESHOOTING CRIME is lead by crime novelist PM Newton whose book The Old School was described as "a gripping crime novel that sweeps up the reader in its enthralling and multi-layered plot, powerful characters and spot-on descriptions of Sydney.' (Canberra Times).  Former detective and Assistant Commissioner in the NSW Police Force, Clive Small, will also be a guest at the workshop.

Above the Law: Law Week event at The Wheeler Centre

Book Information
Author Name: 
Angela Savage
P.M. Newton
Stuart Littlemore
Book Title: 
The Old School
The Half-Child
Harry Curry Counsel of Choice
Dates: 
Thu, 11/10/2011 - 18:15 to 19:15

Thurs 10 November, Sister in Crime Angela Savage will be at The Wheeler Centre at 6.15pm interviewing lawyer turned novelist Stuart Littlemore and cop turned novelist PM Newton.

Details here: http://wheelercentre.com/calendar/event/above-the-law/

The Old School

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction

Sydney, 1992.  Nhu 'Ned' Kelly is a young detective making her way in what was, until recently, the best police force money could buy.  Now ICAC has the infamous Roger Rogerson in the spotlight, and the old ways are out.  Ned's sex and background still make her an outsider in the force, but Sydney is changing, expanding, modernising, and so is the Job.

Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
Sydney
Bankstown
Series: 
Nhu 'Ned' Kelly
Publisher: 
Penguin Viking
Year of Publication: 
2010

Top Ten(s) of 2010

Having just posted my top 10 (with wiggle room) on 4MA - I thought I'd repeat it here.  Mind you, it's a thankless task having to pick an arbitrary number out of all the great books I've been lucky enough to read this year....

THE OLD SCHOOL - P.M. Newton

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Old School
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Australia
ISBN: 
9780670074518
Series: 
Nhu 'Ned' Kelly
Categorisation
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Sub Genre: 
Police Procedural
Location: 
Sydney
Bankstown
Publisher: 
Penguin Viking
Year of Publication: 
2010

Currently Reading - The Old School, P.M. Newton

Book Title: 
Author Name: 

Stand by for a full review - but just in a one word comment:  WOW

From the Blurb:

Sydney, 1992.  Nhu 'Ned' Kelly is a young detective making her way in what was, until recently, the best police force money could buy.  Now ICAC has the infamous Roger Rogerson in the spotlight, and the old ways are out.  Ned's sex and background still make her an outsider in the force, but Sydney is changing, expanding, modernising and so is the Job.

Opening Lines: