Boy Swallows Universe

Boy Swallows Universe

Audiobook on MP3 CD - 2018
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Brisbane, 1985: A lost father, a mute brother, a junkie mum, a heroin dealer for a stepfather and a notorious crim for a babysitter. It's not as if Eli Bell's life isn't complicated enough already. He's just trying to follow his heart and understand what it means to be a good man, but fate keeps throwing obstacles in his way, not the least of which is Tytus Broz, legendary Brisbane drug dealer. But now Eli's life is going to get a whole lot more serious: he's about to meet the father he doesn't remember, break into Boggo Road Gaol on Christmas Day to rescue his mum, come face to face with the criminals who tore his world apart, and fall in love with the girl of his dreams.
Publisher: Tullamarine, Victoria :, Bolinda Audio,, [2018]
Edition: MP3 edition Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781460797617
Characteristics: 1 CD (MP3 CD) (16 hr., 43 min.) : digital, stereo ; 12 cm ; in container.


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Boy Swallows Universe This is an utterly magical novel set in Brisbane in 1983. It is a novel about crime, dealing with trauma, love, coming of age and families set in the working class suburbs of Brisbane. Trent Dalton is a journalist and this novel comes from his own past and the experiences he had within his own slightly dysfunctional family life. His blog post Why I wrote Boy Swallows… (more)

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Jan 13, 2019

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