Rules of Backyard Cricket
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.
Publication Date: 17-Jul-2017
Publisher: Text Publishing Company