Getting Warmer

Getting Warmer

Getting Warmer

by Alan Carter

Fremantle Press, $29.99 pb, 352 pp, 9781922089205

Fremantle is rapidly becoming a preferred setting for novelists seeking to explore the hidden costs of the mining boom. Within weeks of the publication of Tim Winton’s Eyrie, which is haunted by the crime and gritty emptiness of the city’s rough side, we now have Getting Warmer, Alan Carter’s second novel and the sequel to Prime Cut (2011).

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Simon Collinson

Simon Collinson

Simon Collinson is a reviewer, bookseller, and editor. He was a Young Writing Ambassador for the SA Writers’ Centre and a 2013 editor of the Flinders University student magazine Empire Times. He lives in Adelaide, where he founded the city’s first Finnegans Wake reading group.

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