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Sucked in Paperback – 2007

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  • Paperback
  • Publisher: Text Publishing (2007)
  • ISBN-10: 1921145447
  • ISBN-13: 978-1921145445
  • Product Dimensions: 23 x 15.2 x 2.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,085,659 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Sucked in (the New Murray Whelan Thriller)


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Maloney's previous novel in the Murray Wheelan series (the fifth), Something Fishy, was a rather feeble offering - Murray spent a lot of the book crawling about in the bush or struggling to stay afloat in the ocean, which I found pretty tiresome. However, his sixth Wheelen novel, Sucked In, represents a real return to the form in some of the earlier novels. The reason is probably that Sucked In is mostly about politics, in particular the labyrinthine politics of the Australian Labor Party in the state of Victoria, which is Maloney's forte. At the same time, Maloney's gift for social observation - the appearance of people and places - is just as great as in his earlier work. The novel has a clever plot with an unexpected ending and certainly kept me reading. Recommended.
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Good pacey read. Loved the Melbourne setting and the Labor party politics. Laughed out loud a few times.
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Amazon.com: HASH(0x9eb4587c) out of 5 stars 5 reviews
HASH(0x9e94c804) out of 5 stars There are far better crime writers out there. 15 Mar. 2016
By Ms Oh - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
I'm sure the other reviewers here are people who are fans of the genre or perhaps they're just easily pleased but I found the book bland and vanilla with little to redeem it above an average read on a bored Sunday afternoon. This is a shame because I enjoyed the first Murray Whelan novel all those years ago, but something seems to have gone stale with this book or perhaps my taste in novels has expanded. The novel is extremely male in it's tone and voice, sexist in fact so if that's your thing then go for it. There's also a dull preoccupation with driving down roads, opening fridges and beers and other humdrum daily activities that don't seem to add anything to the plot or the character development. At times I felt like I was lost inside a Woolworth's commercial. I suspect if this novel had been submitted to publishers without the push of the 'Shane Maloney" brand it would have been rejected. There are far better crime novels out there and far better crime writers who deserve to be read. This book isn't one of them.
HASH(0x9e941af8) out of 5 stars Another witty book in the Murray Whelan series 28 Jun. 2013
By Alastair Browne - Published on Amazon.com
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Murray Whelan is a complex character but willing to bend to support whatever cause is going but still manages to get into scrapes as he solves a mystery. The book has enduring qualities which make the style of writing compulsive reading. I wish Murray was more succesful in the horizontal folk dancing perspective
HASH(0x9e9419f0) out of 5 stars Loved it. This guy knows about Australia and how ... 4 Sept. 2015
By Harry Peek - Published on Amazon.com
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Loved it. This guy knows about Australia and how the ordinary Aussie lives and breathes. So close to reality you are sure it must have really happened.... and you end up laughing about it. Les Norton move over ... this guy is right up there.
HASH(0x9ee52018) out of 5 stars sucked in 13 Nov. 2013
By Sarah A Puls - Published on Amazon.com
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Another great read. Shane has the ability to put on paper the true Aussie spirit & sense of humor. Keep 'em coming!
HASH(0x9ee52030) out of 5 stars Five Stars 13 Feb. 2015
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Australian humour at its best
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