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Peter Doyle

Peter Doyle is a writer of novels and non-fiction whose books include City of Shadows (2005) and Crooks Like Us (2009), and the novel The Big Whatever (2015). He has curated major exhibitions on pulp publishing and forensic material culture. He is the recipient of two Ned Kelly Awards for his fiction, as well as a Lifetime Achievement Award. He is an honorary associate professor of media at Macquarie University, Sydney.

Books from this author
Suburban Noir: Crime and mishap in 1950s and 1960s Sydney
October 2022
Peter Doyle – author of City of Shadows and Crooks Like Us – draws from forensic records and the private papers of detective Brian Doyle (the most famous cop of the day and Peter’s uncle), to explore the criminal underbelly of mid-20th century Sydney.