Independent publishing house Hawthorne Books today announced the availability of The Mary Smokes Boys, from Patrick Holland on February 1, 2014.
- Longlisted for the 2011 Miles Franklin Literary Award
- Shortlisted for 2011 The Age Book of the Year
- A 2011 Australian Book Review Book of the Year
- A 2011 Adelaide Advertiser Book of the Year
- A 2011 Readings Book of the Year
The Mary Smokes Boys is a gem. The writing is absolutely terrific and the characters distinct and deftly revealed. And the...Forward