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<i>The Mary Smokes Boys</i> by Patrick Holland

The Mary Smokes Boys by Patrick Holland

October 24, 2010 2

Transit Lounge August 2010 9780980571790 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 […]

Melbourne Writers Festival diary 2009 part six: like a mother to a son

Melbourne Writers Festival diary 2009 part six: like a mother to a son

August 28, 2009 5

‘We were all feeling a bit shagged and fagged and fashed, it being a night of no small expenditure.’ – Alex, A Clockwork Orange (film version). I slept in and I’m running late for things but I would never forget about ye, droogs. Wednesday night I hosted cocktails at Match Bar in the city. We […]