Comeback by Tanner, Lindsay

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ISBN 9781925713909 Scribe Publications Scribe Publications 2019 Paperback – 240 pp

Lindsay Tanner was the minister for finance and deregulation in the Rudd-Gillard governments, and held the seat of Melbourne for the ALP from 1993 to 2010. Having retired from politics at the 2010 federal election, he is now a special adviser to Lazard Australia, and is a vice-chancellor?s fellow and adjunct professor at Victoria University. Mr Tanner is the author of several previous books, including Politics with Purpose (2012) and Sideshow (2011). Comeback is the sequel to Comfort Zone (2016).

Knockabout Melbourne taxi-driver Jack van Duyn is back in action, taking on crooked property developers while being stalked by a deranged figure from his past.

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Jack van Duyn, who was introduced in Comfort Zone, is a Melbourne tax-driver in his mid-fifties, living alone in a dingy Brunswick flat, and going to seed. He?s settled into a drab existence of little money, few friends, and no prospects. He?s still recovering from weeks of turmoil triggered by his infatuation with beautiful Somali refugee Farhia, and the bitter conflict with drug dealers, spies, and thugs that ensued. However, Jack?s return to normality is short-lived. He?s about to be hurtled into a vicious power struggle involving crooked property developers, angry unionists, and a deranged stalker from his past. Before he knows it, his world is starting to unravel, and he?s running for his life …