BOY SWALLOWS UNIVERSE is about a young boy in 1980s Brisbane, Australia trying to make it through his adolescence with his parents gone or in prison, his step-father selling heroin, and his main protector a repeat felon who holds the national record for most prison escapes. Despite his environment holding him back, he falls in love and fights to save his mother, all before his first day of high school. This title has been selected as a Booksmith Timeless Classic, meaning it is among the best of the best for the last several decades. We will ship it free anywhere in the United States. You may view every Booksmith Timeless Classic by clicking https://www.alabamabooksmith.com/booksmith-timeless-classics.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed on the title page by Trent Dalton at his office. It is a new, unread first edition opened only for signing. Published in April, 2019 by Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins.
TRENT DALTON (pictured below from our Wall of Fame) is a novelist, a two-time Walkley Award-winning journalist, and a screenwriter. His novel Boy Swallows Universe was named the Book of the Year at the 2019 Indie Book Awards. Thank you Trent Dalton for signing our books.