The boy in the Green Suit [Audiobook] download free by Robert Hillman

The boy in the Green Suit Audiobook download free by Robert Hillman
  • Listen audiobook: The boy in the Green Suit
  • Author: Robert Hillman
  • Release date: 2009/2/4
  • Publisher: SCRIBE PUBLICATIONS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Travel and Holiday Guides
  • ISBN: 9781921372513
  • Rating: 8.44 of 10
  • Votes: 793
  • Review by: Christian Thacker
  • Review rating: 9.06 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/21
  • Duration: 2H59M5S in 256 kbps (48 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-31
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, MPEG4, OGG, WMA, AIFF, FLAC, WAV (compression ZIP, EML, ACE, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 240
  • Includes a PDF summary of 27 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 20M26S (5.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Here is an unusual and beautifully written Australian memoir destined to become a classic that captures the vulnerability and ardour of youth, and the fragility and strength of parental love. It is 1965. Robert Hillman, a mere 16 years old, is planning an extraordinary adventure. Deserted by his mother, disliked by his stepmother, and puzzled by his father, Bobby needs comforting. His life in rural Victoria has offered no solace; his job at Melbourne's Myer Emporium, selling ladies' slippers, offers no prospects. So he does what any confused and lonely teenager would do- he escapes. Boarding a ship bound for Ceylon, he begins his search for paradise, inspired by his father's stories of a fabled island in the Indian Ocean. Bobby sets sail in a green suit, carrying a suitcase full of books and a typewriter. He has no money, no return ticket and, seemingly, no worries. He images the island he is heading for to be inhabited by beautiful, full-breasted women who will caress him while he writes prize-winning stories in the style of Chekhov. What follows is an account - by turns heart-breakingly tender and side-splittingly funny - of an innocent abroad. Put ashore not in Ceylon but in Athens, Bobby barters his way to Istanbul, Tehran, and Kuwait, lurching from slums and brothels to an implausible job at a ritzy hotel in Shiraz and then a jail term on the Pakistan border. All the while, Hilman's odyssey has been part of a larger family drama. Woven through his story is his father's tale of struggle and sorrow. As the mature writer now realises, 'I booked a ticket on a ship to install myself in a story my father had begun in his imagination.' The Boy in the Green Suit is an unforgettable, bitter-sweet tale of the artist as a bewildered young man.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Memoirs, Travel Writing
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 18.50 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x197x19mm
  • Weight: 232g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Carlton North, Australia

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