The author of Barracuda, Christos Tsiolkas, wrote the bestselling Australian novel of the last few years, The Slap. For a little while, it seemed as if everyone I knew was talking about the book (in particular the rights and wrongs of hitting children, as The Slap is about what happened after a child was slapped by an adult who was not their parent at a BBQ). 510 more words
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1 out of 5 stars.
I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to hate Australians, to be resolutely bogged down by the inescapable despair of the lives of train-wreck individuals. 279 more words