The Piper's Son

The Piper's Son

By Melina Marchetta

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.

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
'The characters are alive and vibrant on every page of this perfectly crafted story about families, relationships, love and forgiveness.'  Good Reading
'Outstanding fiction . . .' The Sunday Age

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Paperback

9780143203421

January 4, 2016

Penguin (AU YR)

RRP $19.99

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9780670074235

March 1, 2010

Viking (AU YR)

RRP $24.95

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EBook

9781742530444

March 1, 2010

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