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The Tankermen

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Finn thinks he has trouble enough, hanging out alone on the streets of Kings Cross, until he stumbles on sinister figures pumping vile-smelling sludge into the drains. Then his life starts to get seriously weird.

Who - or what - are these Tankermen? How can they disappear into solid rock?

What Finn faces when he follows the Tankermen into their hideout is horrifying beyond h
Published October 1st 1993 by Allen & Unwin Australia
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Aug 05, 2016 Ness rated it it was ok
Margo Lanagan delights me with her short stories - they prickle, they poke, they jab.
They can be uncomfortable but they expand me with the discordant pacing and odd phrases and unusual adjectives. I love the short stories because they make me read each word, make me think, make me stop in the moment - read - savour - read again. This book... I am not the right audience for it.
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Margo Lanagan, born in Waratah, New South Wales, is an Australian writer of short stories and young adult fiction.

Many of her books, including YA fiction, were only published in Australia. Recently, several of her books have attracted worldwide attention. Her short story collection Black Juice won two World Fantasy Awards. It was published in Australia by Allen & Unwin and the United Kingdom b
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