Rules of Backyard Cricket

Jock Serong

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A brilliant literary thriller in the tradition of Peter Temple's Truth, from a rising star of Australian fiction.

It starts in a suburban backyard with Darren Keefe and his older brother, sons of a fierce and gutsy single mother. The endless glow of summer, the bottomless fury of contest. All the love and hatred in two small bodies poured into the rules of a made-up game.Darren has two big talents- cricket and trouble. No surprise that he becomes an Australian sporting star of the bad-boy variety-one of those men who's always got away with things and just keeps getting.Until the day we meet him, middle aged, in the boot of a car. Gagged, cable-tied, a bullet in his knee. Everything pointing towards a shallow grave.

ISBN: 9781925498707
Publication Date: 17-Jul-2017
Publisher: Text Publishing Company