Matthew Spencer's debut novel Black River a compelling read

Karen Hardy
By Karen Hardy
Updated July 13 2022 - 3:46am, first published July 12 2022 - 4:35am
Former journalist Matthew Spencer has turned his pen to fiction. Picture: Supplied

It would have been quite easy to dismiss Matthew Spencer's debut novel Black River as another attempt from a former journalist, keen to cash in on the run of Australian noir.

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Karen Hardy

Karen Hardy

Canberra Times lifestyle reporter

I've covered a few things here at The Canberra Times over the years, from sport to education. But now I get to write about the fun stuff - where to eat, what to do, places to go, people to see. Let me know about your favourite things. Email: karen.hardy@canberratimes.com.au

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