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An Open Swimmer

An Open Swimmer

Author(s): Tim Winton

Location(s): Australia

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1970s/80s

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A fishing trip marks the end of Jerra and Sean’s friendship, although once, when they were younger and more innocent, it would have seemed unbelievable that the bond between them – first forged by their fathers, and later sealed with their blood – could ever be broken. But growing up has meant growing apart, the differences between them widening, sharpening their teasing words into something crueller and less easy to forgive.

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‘Winton’s writing is a heady blend of muscular description, deep sentiment and metaphysics’ Sunday Telegraph

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