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Book Review: Slap by Christos Tsiolkas - Reviewed by Mystygirl (26 Oct 2011)
I thorougly enjoyed this book. I love the Aussie storyline! The characters are all so well written you forget they arent friends you are reading about. You will feel frustration, sadness, joy and laughs with each turn of a page. It is an issue that really isnt talked about but you often think about in situations like this. Its one book you dont want to put down. I have only watched the first episode of this tv series but found they cast the actors really well to tie in with those in the book. So if you enjoy them on screen you are sure to enjoy sitting down with the book. As always the book tends to delve deeper into the emotions and the storylines so just seeing the tv series does not give you the whole picture. Overall a great book. I should also forewarn about the language content as this may offend some readers.
Christos Tsiolkas is the author of four novels: Loaded (filmed as Head-On) The Jesus Man and Dead Europe, which won the 2006 Age Fiction Prize and the 2006 Melbourne Best Writing Award. The Slap won the 2009 Commonwealth Writer's Prize, was shortlisted for the 2009 Miles Franklin Literary Award and the ALS Gold Medal, and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2010. He is also a playwright, essayist and screen writer. He lives in Melbourne.
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