Lifelong friendships are put to the test in a Martin Amis-style dissection of privilege and mid-life crisis set against the backdrop of a marathon relay swim in Jamaica. Compulsive reading from an unflinching observer of fallibility, hypocrisy and thwarted ambition.
Malcolm Knox is the author of two previous novels, Summerland and A Private Man . Formerly literary editor of the Sydney Morning Herald , Malcolm broke the Norma Khouri hoax, for which he was awarded a Walkley Award. He is also the author of Secrets of the Jury Room . He lives in Sydney.
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