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1 edition of The Mary smokes boys found in the catalog.

The Mary smokes boys

a novel

by Patrick Holland

  • 332 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grief,
  • Australian fiction,
  • Families,
  • Brothers and sisters,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    After his mother"s death, Grey North takes on the responsibility of raising his sister, and when she becomes badly injured, Grey, his best friend, and his alcoholic father get deep into trouble trying to pay off her medical bills.

    Edition Notes

    StatementPatrick Holland
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9619.4.H65 M37 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination223 pages ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26456068M
    ISBN 100989360407
    ISBN 109780989360401
    LC Control Number2013017605
    OCLC/WorldCa842337653

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Patrick Hollands second novel, The Mary Smokes Boys, acutely explores the divide between regional and urban Australia. The small town of Mary Smokes, located in the Brisbane Valley, is poised on the brink of extinction/5(24).

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Find books like The Mary Smokes Boys from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Mary Smokes Boys also liked: The Comi. The Mary Smokes Boys is a tale that transports you through its realisation of place (“back of Brizzie” I guess they call it, for us Southerners that would be the South-East Queensland hinterland, not far from the fabled Glasshouse Mountains), and its genuinely affecting story of love (for brothers,sisters, mothers, fathers).

In a sense, the boys of Mary Smokes are sort of like the Lost Boys from Peter Pan: a group of almost feral children who, despite having to fend for themselves in an adult manner, have retained a sort of otherworldly innocence. What the book does effectively is to unfurl the inevitability of their innocence intersecting with the corrupt world outside.

The boys and god were alone. Grey imagined they were the water’s keepers.’ The Mary Smokes Boys works patiently and skilfully towards its dramatic and violent conclusion. It has deservedly just been long-listed for the Miles Franklin award. The Mary Smokes Boys –. ‘Patrick Holland's beautiful, beautiful second novel, The Mary Smokes Boys, is a tale that transports you through its realisation of place and its genuinely affecting story of love (for brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers)/5(4).

The Mary Smokes Boys is heart-rending and unforgettable, a suspenseful story of horse thieves and broken promises, of love and tragedy, of the fragility and grace of small town life and how one fateful moment can forever alter the course of our lives. Transit Lounge August A version of this review originally appeared in the Byron Shire Echo.

Grey North lives in the small town of Mary Smokes, outside of Brisbane. Grey’s mother dies giving birth to his little sister, Irene, and from this traumatic event the novel, and Grey’s character, emerges. On the night his. Get this from a library. The Mary Smokes Boys. [Patrick Holland] -- Grey's mother dies giving birth to his sister Irene and the tragedy haunts his life in the small town of Mary Smokes.

Grey prays that his mother will be returned to him in some form, so he might. The Mary Smokes Boys is published by Transit Lounge. There’s another book on the way inRiding the Trains in Japan: Travels in Supermodernity, and a collection of short stories later this year: The Source of the Sound.

He is a writer to watch, no doubt. The Mary Smokes Boys is heart-rending and unforgettable, a suspenseful story of horse thieves and broken promises, of love and tragedy, of the fragility and grace of small town life and how one fateful moment can forever alter the course of our : Hawthorne Books.

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The Mary Smokes Boys Patrick Holland Hawthorne Books (Feb 1, ) Softcover $ (pp) With his moving, moody novel, Holland ensures that one particular place, time, and people will not be entirely lost.

An award-winning novelist in his native Australia, Patrick Holland makes his way to America with a new edition of his. 'The Mary Smokes Boys is a gem.

The writing is absolutely terrific and the characters distinct and deftly revealed. And the story is a heart wrecker.' Barry Lopez, Winner of the American Book Award 'one of those straight to the heart, life-changing books.' Krissy Kneen 'a dark, gorgeously written and emotionally resonant tale of family tragedy.'.

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