The Piper's Son

The Piper's Son

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Author: Marchetta, Melina
ISBN: 9780143203421
Publisher: Penguin
Year First Published: 2016
Pages: 336
Dimensions: 198mm x 131mm x 21mm
Format: Paperback / softback

A brilliant, heart-wrenching novel about families, love and forgiveness from the internationally bestselling and multi-award-winning author of Looking for Alibrandi, Melina Marchetta.

Two years after his favourite uncle was blown to bits in a London Tube station, Tom has hit rock bottom. He's quit uni and turned his back on his music and everyone that once mattered to him, including the girl he can't forget. But when his flatmates turn him out of the house, Tom moves in with his single, pregnant aunt, starts working at the Union pub with his former friends, and winds up living with his grieving, alcoholic father again.

In a year when everything's broken, Tom's in no shape to put the pieces back together. But what if no one else is either?

From internationally bestselling and award-winning author Melina Marchetta comes a brilliant, heart-wrenching novel continuing the story of the characters from her acclaimed novel Saving Francesca.

Longlisted for the 2011 Miles Franklin Literary Award
Shortlisted for the 2011 Prime Minister's Literary Award
Shortlisted for the 2011 New South Wales Premier's Literary Award
Shortlisted for the 2011 Queensland Premier's Literary Award
Shortlisted for the CBCA Book of the Year Award- Older Readers
A CBCA Notable Book
Longlisted for the 2001 Golden Inky Award

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