The Art of the Engine Driver

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There they are, still as a photograph, listening for the distant thud of the sun as it prepares to drop from the sky...

On a hot summer's night, a family of three are off to a party in their bristling suburbia. But nothing is as it seems and soon we are walking with them through the past lives of a bully, a drunk and a disaffected youth.

As the story of the neighbourhood unfolds the old and the new, diesel and steam, town and country all collide - and nobody will be left unaffected.

The Art of the Engine Driver is a luminous and evocative take on ordinary suburban lives told with an extraordinary power and depth.

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"Steven Carroll's subtly crafted novel is a poignant exploration of dashed hopes and suburban desperations...A rich and evocative novel with a strong sense of period." ( Mail on Sunday)

"An exquisitely crafted journey of Australian suburban life . . . fresh and irresistible" ( Miles Franklin Literary Award Judges, 2002)

"Deceptively simple, this novel has a quiet force" ( Sydney Morning Herald)

"A veritable little gem . . . a beautiful discovery" ( Elle France)

"Subtle, true and profoundly touching . . . from the first lines of this very beautiful novel by Steven Carroll, an indefinable charm is at work" ( Le Monde)

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A powerful novel about the difference one night can make.

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