A coming-of-age drama that superbly evokes the sights, smells and sounds of suburban life in the 80s and the angst of teenagers trapped in the lives of their parents.
Roland lives with his parents, Graham and Joyce, and his younger sister, Lily, in the golden light of a leafy outer suburb - Glenella. He dreams of escaping, of finding an intoxicating life somewhere else. He is fascinated by Cassie Noble, who lives down the road with her brash parents, Colleen and Reg. But when Darren Wilson moves into the neighbourhood with his Triumph motorcycle, everything changes.After his brilliant debut, The Vintage and the Gleaning, Jeremy Chambers? new novel, Suburbia, is a revelation - a coming-of-age drama about the end of innocence set in a baffling world of hardwood fences and fragrant lawns, amid the flickering light of memory and desire.
272 pages Paperback or Softback