In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.

Ben and his sidekick, Mikey, run the Target Ball stand in a ramshackle carnival travelling up the east coast. Ben is trying to put his time in the army behind him and make some money. Mikey—AKA Mekong Delta, Fremantle’s answer to Fifty Cent—wants to work on his flow and impress girls.

Their marks are the boozed-up blokes wandering sideshow alley in the hope of winning fluffy toys for their girlfriends. Easy pickings—so long as Mikey keeps his big mouth shut. Especially since his tendency to start fights jeopardises Ben’s lucrative meth-dealing operation…

Author

Chris Flynn

Chris Flynn is the author of A Tiger in Eden (2012), which was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Prize. He edited 'Terra Australis: Four Stories from Aboriginal Australian Writers' in McSweeney's 41, and his writing has appeared in Griffith Review, Meanjin, Paris Review Daily, Monster Children, Smith Journal, Age, Australian, Big Issue and many other publications.

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Series:

Review Review - THE GLASS KINGDOM, Chris Flynn
Karen Chisholm
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Blog Currently Reading - The Glass Kingdom, Chris Flynn
Karen Chisholm
Monday, May 18, 2015
ISBN
9781922147882
Year of Publication
Publisher
Review Review - THE GLASS KINGDOM, Chris Flynn
Karen Chisholm
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Blog Currently Reading - The Glass Kingdom, Chris Flynn
Karen Chisholm
Monday, May 18, 2015

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