Adam Rivett reviews 'A Tiger in Eden' by Chris Flynn

A Tiger In Eden 

by Chris Flynn

Text Publishing, $22.95 pb, 224 pp, 9781921922039

For ex-Orangeman Billy, history is a nightmare from which he’s trying to get a good night’s sleep. Haunted by ‘all the bloody faces of Catholic lads I done over and worse’, he’s an exile in Thailand, regularly numbing himself with cheap sex, beer, and the occasional fight. He claims he’s never seen the sunrise sober in his life. Things are about to change.

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Published in March 2012, no. 339
Adam Rivett

Adam Rivett

Adam Rivett is a Melbourne-based reviewer. He contributes to The Slow Review.