> Skip to content
About the book
  • Published: 14 October 2013
  • ISBN: 9781926428536
  • Imprint: Hamish Hamilton
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $45.00
Categories:

Eyrie




The highly anticipated new novel from Tim Winton, Eyrie is a heart-stopping, groundbreaking novel for our times – funny, confronting, exhilarating and haunting.

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

Divorced and unemployed, he's lost faith in everything precious to him. Holed up in a grim highrise, cultivating his newfound isolation, Keely looks down at a society from which he's retired hurt and angry. He's done fighting the good fight, and well past caring.

But even in his seedy flat, ducking the neighbours, he's not safe from entanglement. All it takes is an awkward encounter in the lobby. 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 heart-stopping, groundbreaking novel for our times – funny, confronting, exhilarating and haunting. Inhabited by unforgettable characters, Eyrie asks how, in an impossibly compromised world, we can ever hope to do the right thing.
Longlisted for the 2014 Miles Franklin Literary Award
'From the opening pages.... You know you are in the hands of a master...' Weekend Australian 

  • Pub date: 14 October 2013
  • ISBN: 9781926428536
  • Imprint: Hamish Hamilton
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $45.00

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.

Also by Tim Winton

See all

Praise for Eyrie

“ ”

PRH, PRH


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


Discover More

Book Clubs
Eyrie by Tim Winton: an inspired book club selection.

Related titles