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?What makes this novel a winner are its originality and the amazingly wide range of its characters. . . . Like canada?s Mordecai Richler, tsiolkas is unflinching in depicting the hypocrisies of his own community, but his portraits are never one-dimensional.?
-- Winnipeg Free Press ()
Christos Tsiolkas is the author of three novels: Loaded, which was made into the feature film Head-On, The Jesus Man and Dead Europe, which won the 2006 Age Fiction Prize and the 2006 Melbourne Best Writing Award. He is also a playwright, essayist and screen writer. He lives in Melbourne, Australia.See all Product Description
No, my expectations were not met. I found the book difficult to get involved with and after 3 ( yes, that's three... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Sugar & Spice & All Things ? Nice
I purchased this for my loved one and if she is happy then I am happy too! Thanks!Published 6 months ago
Well this book was a bit of a disappointment. I really thought it was going to be a lot better. In fact i stopped reading it half way through. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Nadia
I felt that there was far too much bad language and sex that was completely un needed. I felt like i had to take a shower and scrub my brain after reading it for only a few... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Amazon Customer
I bought this book because I thought the premise would bring up interesting points of view and human dynamics, which it did. Read morePublished on Sept. 9 2013 by Sarah
I was unable to finish the book. The characters were generally so unattractive that I could not care what happened to them, And I like Australians.Published on May 21 2013 by John F. Brinckman
The first few chapters were very engaging and I really wanted to know more about the other characters. But by the end, that interest faded to mild curiosity. Read morePublished on Nov. 25 2012 by Who the hell is Natalie Varios
It is hard to believe that this book got the recognition it got! The characters are uniformly dull and crass, the sex scenes are gratuitous and seem to be inserted to make up for... Read morePublished on May 24 2012 by Lucy Mackintosh