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Christopher Currie

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I am a Brisbane-based writer, bookseller and blogger. My first YA novel, 'Clancy of the Undertow', will be in bookshops from November 16!

My first novel, 'The Ottoman Motel'was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize and the Queensland Literary Awards in 2012.

I am a slow-moving target.

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Clancy of the Undertow

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The Ottoman Motel

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THE MOST WONDERFUL DAY OF THE YEAR

So, because the world of publishing is fun and ever-changing, the publication date of my book Clancy of the Undertow has been brought forward from December 9 to November 16! This gives you more than three extra weeks to get Clancy in your eye-holes! From initially being a January 2016 release, Text Publishing have been remarkably good at speeding up the process to make sure the book is availabl...

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Clancy of the Undertow by Christopher Currie
"This book wasn't what I expected, really. I thought it was going to be better... But what else can you expect from a book about a lesbian teenage girl that was written by a straight adult male?

It's not that I hated this book, I did like some bits..." Read more of this review »
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"Clancy's a sixteen-year-old stuck in small town Australia for the moment, where no one but her full-time cryptozoologist brother knows she's a lesbian. She's been admiring Sasha, the town's pale, black-haired beauty queen, from afar, but gets the..." Read more of this review »
Clancy of the Undertow by Christopher Currie
"This was an enjoyable read with the pace lifting for the final act. As part of the cannon of YA novels dealing with issues of diversity this work does not break any new ground. Its strength though can be found in appreciating the work as a fine ex..." Read more of this review »
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