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Eyrie by Tim Winton
Book DescriptionTom Keely's reputation is in ruins. And that's the upside. Divorced and unemployed, he's lost faith in everything precious to him. Holed up in a grim highrise, cultivating his newfound isolation, Keely looks down at a society from which he's retired hurt and angry. He's done fighting the good fight, and well past caring. But even in his seedy flat, ducking the neighbours, he's not safe from entanglement. All it takes is an awkward encounter in the lobby. A woman from his past, a boy the likes of which he's never met before. Two strangers leading a life beyond his experience and into whose orbit he falls despite himself. What follows is a heart-stopping, groundbreaking novel for our times - funny, confronting, exhilarating and haunting. Inhabited by unforgettable characters, Eyrie asks how, in an impossibly compromised world, we can ever hope to do the right thing.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781926428536
Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Format: Hardback (240mm x 154mm x 42mm)
Imprint: Hamish Hamilton
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Publish Date: 14-Oct-2013
Country of Publication: Australia
New Tim Winton novel
'...one of the very few books I've ever read that can genuinely be said to change the way you look at the world.' - Ben Ball, Publishing Director Eyrie by Tim Winton will be published by Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin Books
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Author Biography - Tim Winton
Tim Winton was born in Perth, Western Australia, and is the preeminent Australian novelist of his generation. He has written twenty books, including the bestselling novels "Cloudstreet," "The Riders," and "Dirt Music."
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