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Author Bennett, Tegan, 1969- author

Title Six bedrooms / Tegan Bennett Daylight
Published North Sydney, NSW : Random House Australia, 2015
North Sydney, NSW Random House Australia, 2015


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Description 215 pages ; 24 cm
Summary Six Bedrooms is about growing up; about discovering sex; and about coming of age. Full of glorious angst, embarrassment and small achievements. Hot afternoons on school ovals, the terrifying promise of losing your virginity, sneaking booze from your mother's pantry, the painful sophistication and squalor of your first share house, cancer, losing a parent. Tegan Bennett Daylight's powerful collection captures the dangerous, tilting terrain of becoming adult. Over these ten stories, we find acute portrayals of loss and risk, of sexual longing and wreckage, blunders and betrayals. Threaded through the collection is the experience of troubled, destructive Tasha, whose life unravels in unexpected ways, and who we come to love for her defiance, her wit and her vulnerability. Stunningly written, and shot through with humour and menace, Six Bedrooms is a mesmerising collection of moments from adolescence through adulthood, a mix of all the potent ingredients that make up a life
Subject Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
Australian fiction.
Bildungsromans, Australian.
Genre/Form Bildungsromans.
Short stories.
Australian fiction
Reading nook.
ISBN 9780857989130