By Matthew Condon
Carrying on with on from the bestselling real crime tales Three Crooked Kings and Jacks and Jokers, All Fall Down follows Terry Lewis as he turns into police commissioner and the period of corruption on the maximum degrees of the police and govt is going on. because the Queensland police develop into extra attached with their corrupt colleagues in Sydney, the period of heavy medications and crime additionally starts off. Tony Murphy and Glen Hallahan, of the unique “crooked kings,” develop into extra enmeshed with “The Joke” that's run by way of bagman Jack Herbert. All Fall Down introduces new characters, extra amazing habit outdoors the legislations through the legislation, and alongside how it charts the meteoric upward push of police commissioner Terry Lewis. yet with the arriving of the Fitzgerald Inquiry within the overdue Eighties, many will fall—and it’s no longer continually the folk who may still. once more award-winning journalist and novelist Matthew Condon has drawn from unheard of entry to Terry Lewis, in addition to countless numbers of interviews with key avid gamers and conspirators to craft the definitive account of the rise—and unbelievable fall—of one guy, a whole country, and over a iteration of corruption.
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