About this book
The brand new novel from the Australian author of "The Slap", which was a phenomenal bestseller, was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize and was adapted into a TV series. This novel centres on a young swimmer who has one chance to escape his working class background, but melts down in his first big international championship. It will be launched with a high-profile outdoor advertising campaign, and major online marketing activity, and Tsiolkas will be in the UK on publication.
He loses everything. In front of everyone. Where can he go from here? Barracuda is the blazingly brilliant new novel from the author of the phenomenal bestseller The Slap.