A huge, joyous sprawl of a book 'Quicksand' fizzes with more darkly sardonic humour and keenly observed human (mis)behaviour than most writers fit into their entire career. The story of two lifelong friends, it shines an unflinching light on the inanities of our times in a way that left me breathless.
Steve Toltz was born in Sydney. His first novel, A Fraction of the Whole, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Guardian First Book Award. afractionofthewhole.com.au Facebook http://stevetoltz.com