Peter Temple

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Temple in 2011

Peter Temple (10 March 1946 – 8 March 2018) was an award-winning South Africa-born Australian crime fiction novelist. He was born in Johannesburg, South Africa. He was known for writing the Jack Irish series and for the award winning novel The Broken Shore. He has also won five Ned Kelly Awards for crime fiction.

Temple died from pancreatic cancer in Ballarat, Victoria on 8 March 2018 at the age of 71.[1]

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  1. "Acclaimed crime writer Peter Temple dies, aged 71". Sydney Morning Herald. 11 March 2018. Retrieved 11 March 2018.