Podcast: Boys will be Boys: Robert Lukins

Podcast: Boys will be Boys: Robert Lukins

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Debut novelist Robert Lukins has written a staggering, poetic book called The Everlasting Sunday. Beautiful and brutal, it begins in 1962 in the middle of an English winter, during a snowstorm. Here, in the grip of the Big Freeze, we meet 17-year-old Radford who is sent to Goodwin Manor, a home for those who have been ‘found by trouble.’robertlukinsbingbong (1)

Podcast Guest: Robert Lukins 

Robert Lukins lives in Melbourne and has worked as an art researcher and journalist. His writing has been published widely, including in The Big Issue, Rolling Stone, Crikey, Broadsheet and Overland. The Everlasting Sunday is his first novel.

Duration: 27 mins

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                      Publisher details

                      The Everlasting Sunday
                      Author
                      Robert Lukins
                      Publisher
                      UQP
                      Genres
                      Australian Fiction, Fiction
                      Released
                      26 February, 2018

                      Synopsis

                      During the freezing English winter of 1962, seventeen-year-old Radford is sent to Goodwin Manor, a home for boys who have been ‘found by trouble’. Drawn immediately to the charismatic West, Radford soon discovers that each one of them has something to hide.Life at the Manor offers a refuge of sorts, but unexpected arrivals threaten the world the boys have built. Will their friendship be enough when trouble finds them again?

                      At once both beautiful and brutal, The Everlasting Sunday is a haunting debut novel about growing up, growing wild and what it takes to survive.

                      Robert Lukins
                      About the author

                      Robert Lukins

                      Robert Lukins lives in Melbourne and has worked as an art researcher and journalist. His writing has been published widely, including in The Big IssueRolling StoneCrikeyBroadsheet and OverlandThe Everlasting Sunday is his first novel.

                      Books by Robert Lukins

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