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Boy Swallows Universe - Trent Dalton

Boy Swallows Universe


Available: 18th June 2018
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RRP $32.99

An utterly wonderful novel of love, crime, magic, fate and coming of age, set in Brisbane's violent working class suburban fringe - from one of Australia's most exciting new writers.

Brisbane, 1983: A lost father, a mute brother, a mum in jail, a heroin dealer for a stepfather and a notorious crim for a babysitter. It's not as if Eli's life isn't complicated enough already. He's just trying to follow his heart, learning what it takes to be a good man, but life just keeps throwing obstacles in the way - not least of which is Tytus Broz, legendary Brisbane drug dealer.

But if Eli's life is about to get a whole lot more serious. He's about to fall in love. And, oh yeah, he has to break into Boggo Road Gaol on Christmas Day, to save his mum.

A story of brotherhood, true love and the most unlikely of friendships, Boy Swallows Universe will be the most heartbreaking, joyous and exhilarating novel you will read all year.

'Trent Dalton is the most extraordinary writer - a rare talent.' Nikki Gemmell

ISBN: 9781460753897
ISBN-10: 1460753895
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 488
Available: 18th June 2018
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Country of Publication: AU