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  • Published: 12 October 2013
  • ISBN: 9781743482629
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

Eyrie




Tim Winton's heart-stopping, exhilarating Eyrie asks how, in an impossibly compromised world, we can ever hope to do the right thing.

Tom Keely's reputation is in ruins. And that's the upside.

Divorced and unemployed, he's lost faith in everything precious to him. From his seedy highrise flat Keely looks down at a society from which he's retired hurt and angry, well past caring. But he cannot avoid entanglement with the neighbours: a woman from his past, a boy the likes of which he's never met before. Two strangers leading a life beyond his experience and into whose orbit he falls despite himself.

What follows is a ground-breaking novel for our times - funny, confronting, and inhabited by unforgettable characters.

'A superb tale of disillusionment and redemption, loss and beauty, this is Winton in top form . . . [He] has rarely been funnier.' Michael Williams, The Guardian (Australia)'Outstanding . . . From the opening pages you know you are in the hands of a master.' Stephen Romei, Weekend Australian

'Tim Winton's Doris is a gem . . . The characterisations are a joy.' Canberra Times

'An absurdly good writer . . . This is a fascinating, thought-provoking book.' Publishers Weekly (US)

'Eyrie is breathtaking . . . honest, provocative and brilliant.' William Yeoman, West Australian

  • Published: 12 October 2013
  • ISBN: 9781743482629
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 432

About the author

Tim Winton

Tim Winton has published twenty-nine books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into twenty-eight languages. Since his first novel, An Open Swimmer, won the Australian Vogel Award in 1981, he has won the Miles Franklin Award four times (for Shallows, Cloudstreet, Dirt Music and Breath) and twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize (for The Riders and Dirt Music). He lives in Western Australia.

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Awards & recognition

Victorian Premier's Literary Award

Shortlisted  •  2013  •  Fiction

W.A. Premier's Book Award

Winner  •  2014  •  People's Choice

ABA Nielsen BookData Booksellers

Shortlisted  •  2014  •  Booksellers Choice

Australian Book Industry Awards

Shortlisted  •  2014  •  Literary Fiction Book of the Year

Indie Award

Shortlisted  •  2014  •  Fiction

Queensland Literary Awards

Shortlisted  •  2014  •  Fiction

The Miles Franklin Literary Award

Shortlisted  •  2014  •  Best Book

Voss Literary Prize

Shortlisted  •  2014  •  Best Book

W.A. Premier's Book Award

Shortlisted  •  2014  •  Fiction

Folio Prize

Longlisted  •  2015  •  Best Novel

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