The Lost Boys

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Picador, Jan 1, 2008 - Australian fiction - 412 pages
11 Reviews
Ned is 15. He and his friends while away their days smoking dope, trying to root chicks and surfing at Maroubra. Ned's life is only just beginning - tomorrow, some time. Ned is 35. He and his mates drift through the days snorting cocaine, trying to root chicks, clinging to the pub and surfing at Bondi. For Ned, this is it - tomorrow never came. What happens when life passes you by? When the drugs no longer work and the promise of the future has become the wreckage of the past? What happens when a generation of men lose their way? Confrontingly honest, blackly funny, THE LOST BOYS is a compelling look at the dark side of being a 21st century man from a powerful new voice in fiction.

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User Review  - Cathy Atkinson - Goodreads

They are still lost at the end - no forward movement made on the journey. Disappointing. And why do we have to have all the 'c' and 'f' words? Occasionally it is not a problem but being on just about ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pauline Burgess - Goodreads

Brutal and horrific, an insight into what it is to be a bloke. Pinpoints when time marched on and left blokes stranded, floundering... it is too painful that they neither die nor recover. Sydney/Bondi ... Read full review

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