A novel of addiction, secrets and misplaced love, this is an Australian debut not to be missed + Competition
an edgy debut novel
Book of the week
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Gritty novel of a Sydney I've never seen before.
Hume is a robust study of ethnic, class and sexual identities that intersect in contemporary Australia + Article
Polites' novel ultimately offers a riotous vision of an authentically multicultural Australia that One Nation - and increasingly the far right of the LNP - cannot accept. This makes Down the Hume essential reading in these times of "border protection".
smart and pleasantly unnerving