Peter Corris wrote his best-selling Cliff Hardy detective stories for thirty years. He wrote many other books, including a very successful 'as-told-to' autobiography of Fred Hollows, and a collection of short stories about golf. Peter Corris passed away in 2018.
Corris continues to demonstrate that his prose is in no way handicapped by the eroding waves of time or by the encroachment of advancing technology on beloved plot contrivances. -- Publishers Weekly on Comeback Reminds you just how good Peter Corris is, what a legend his private detective character Cliff Hardy is. --Sydney Morning Herald on Follow the Money Torn Apart is a fine entertainment, and Corris, the 'Godfather of Australian crime fiction, ' is a splendid storyteller. . . . Corris belongs on the short lists of hard-boiled-crime fans who like Down Under settings. --Booklist on Torn Apart Slipping into the pages of Win, Lose or Draw feels like a kind of homecoming, touched with the sadness of knowing the beloved occupants are about to move on. But then there's the knowledge that there are 41 books to revisit, offering a fascinating account of where we have been. Vale Cliff Hardy and thanks for the ride. --Sydney Morning Herald on Win, Lose or Draw