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Top 40 Book Club : Top 40 Book Club Reads 2013
FICTION | TOP 40 BOOK CLUB READS 30 31 PaST The ShallOwS favel ParreTT Set in abalone countr y on the Tasmanian south coas t, this stor y focuses on the lives of three brothers – Harry, Miles and Joe. Having lost their mother in a car crash years ago, the boys make their own way in the world alongside their controlling, alcoholic father. The book draws the reader into the desperate and hard life of the abalone fishermen and the young boys and men who are sent out on boats to continue the family business. Past the Shallows is Parrett’s first novel, but you would never know it. Her narrative is not only engaging but moving, and the story flows beautifully. Favel Parret will be an author to watch in the future.
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