Boy Swallows Universe
Set in 1980s Australia, this debut novel delves into the complex life of 12-year-old Eli Bell. With a lost father, a mother in jail, and a stepdad dealing heroin, Eli's life is far from simple. His mentor, a felon named Slim, watches over him and his silent older brother. Eli's goal is to follow his heart and train for a career in journalism, but obstacles keep getting in the way. With bad guys to face and a doomed mother to save, Eli's journey is one of true love, brotherhood, and unlikely friendships.
2020-01-26T05:51:30.000ZNearly finished @TrentDalton’s Boy Swallows Universe. What a fantastic book. Absolutely loving it - thanks Trent. – source