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Sydney Book launch: Peter Doyle's 'The Big Whatever'

Contrappasso contributor Peter Doyle is launching his new crime novel The Big Whatever in Sydney on Sunday, September 13. Get along and grab a copy. Honours will be performed by special guest, artist-novelist… 101 more words

from issue #1: 'Cold War, Hot Dogs' by Peter Doyle

Peter Doyle‘s long-awaited Billy Glasheen crime novel The Big Whatever has just been published by Dark Passage Books.

Billy’s last appearance was in the story ‘Cold War, Hot Dogs’, which… 4,146 more words

'The Big Whatever' by Peter Doyle

Take our advice and grab a copy of The Big Whatever, the long-awaited new crime novel by our contributor Peter Doyle.

Here’s the synopsis: 358 more words

Peter Doyle's new book and seminar

Associate Professor Peter Doyle, part-time curator and full-time writer, will be releasing his new book, The Big Whatever, in July, 2015. With an introduction by Luc Sante, the book sees the reappearance of Doyle’s protagonist Billy Glasheen, previously seen in… 597 more words

swollen bits, annoying medical matters and conversational meows


More dressing, more hair combing. What is the use of burying oneself in the country if one must keep being civilised?

Drove with Mr FD to his periodontist in the hope he could relieve Mr FD’s continuing post wisdom teeth removal agony. 133 more words


and The Big Whatever strikes a foul blow



Too much raucous holiday enjoyment for you, The Big Whatever? Had to strike me down with a headache, didn’t you? Hardly playing fair.

Tomorrow is another day.


You talking' to me?

The end of a long, hot, first day back at work, Minerva and I walked through the school gates and stood for a moment chatting in the driveway. 131 more words