Flames (Main)

Flames (Main)

By: Robbie Arnott (author)Hardback

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"A strange and joyous marvel" Richard Flanagan, Man Booker-winning author of The Narrow Road to the Deep North It starts with a fisherman hunting for tuna, his sidekick a young seal as fast as quicksilver, a relationship forged in blood and fishmeat, but broken by the black heft of the sea; then a young man whose mother burned up outside, the scorch marks still on the grass, who fears the same fate for his sister so builds her a coffin, even though she's still breathing and very much alive; a water rat swimming upriver, a god in his element until he finds that some gods are more powerful than others; a flock of cormorants, pecking out the eyes of the slow-witted wombats on a local farm, and the sad old man who swears bloody vengeance; and more, and more, until it ends with a fisherman, who used to hunt for tuna, with a seal for a sidekick, as fast as quicksilver... SHORTLISTED FOR THE READINGS PRIZE FOR NEW AUSTRALIAN FICTION

About Author

Robbie Arnott was born in Launceston in 1989. His writing has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies. He won the 2015 Tasmanian Young Writers' Fellowship and the 2014 Scribe Non-fiction Prize for Young Writers. He lives in Hobart.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781786496263
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781786496263
  • weight: 380
  • ISBN10: 1786496267
  • edition: Main

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