Bony and the Black Virgin Author:Arthur Upfield TWO MEN SAVAGELY BEATEN TO DEATH IN A PARCHED DESERT. — Their bodies had been found at Lake Jane in sun-baked, drought-ridden New South Wales. Now, six months after their deaths, Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte has been sent in a last hope at unraveling the crimes. — What can "Bony," the brilliant half-caste detective, hope to find in this hostile la... more »nd of shifting sands, lonely sheep ranchers, and furtive aborigines--among them, the young and beautiful Lottee? Using his unique insight into the minds of both whites and blacks, Bony tackles a mystery as seemingly unsolvable as its climax is shocking and tragic.
Arthur Upfield's more than thirty books of mystery and adventure vividly evoke the people and landscape of "bush" Australia.« less