Wild Things by Brigid Delaney

Reviewed by
August 2014, no. 363
Brigid Delaney’s first novel

Wild Things

by Brigid Delaney

$29.99 pb, 368 pp, 9780732296872

Wild Things by Brigid Delaney

Reviewed by
August 2014, no. 363

‘The boys are behaving badly’ is the coy tagline for journalist Brigid Delaney’s début novel, about an élite Australian university’s cricket team subjecting a Malaysian exchange student to a grisly hazing ritual that goes too far. Such understatement isn’t indicative of the book itself, which follows a group of thinly drawn characters through pained, often melodramatic soul-searching.

Brigid Delaney’s first novel

Wild Things

by Brigid Delaney

$29.99 pb, 368 pp, 9780732296872

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