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Boys, The  

Boys, The $20.90 ex GST
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A powerful picture of a family without moral, material, aesthetic or imaginative resource, each of them victims of a cycle of deprivation from which they can see relief only through money and physical power.

The vicious murder of a woman is the culmination of the frustrated expression of anger by three men, who are, nonetheless, loved and cared for by their own women. This is a disturbing piece of writing which suggests that society is failing both the victims and perpetrators of crime.

Later made into a film, the screenplay of The Boys - adapted from the play by Stephen Sewell - is also published by Currency Press.

 

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Currency Press | 978-0-86819-924-5 | Sales rights: worldwide | PB

Author

GORDON GRAHAM began his writing career as a playwright, while a student at the university of Western Australia. His plays include Innocent Bystanders, Demolition Job, Hanging Together, Earl, and The Boys, which was the basis for the feature film of the same name. His first novel, Stuffed, was published in 2001, followed by Top Bloke in 2004. He has also written for television and radio, and worked extensively in journalism.