By Trent Jamieson
Winner of the 2015 Aurealis Awards for top Horror Novel and top myth Novel.
Mark is an afternoon Boy.
In a post-traumatic destiny the Masters—formerly human, now virtually immortal—rule an international that bends to their will and a human inhabitants upon which they feed. Invincible via evening, all yet helpless by means of day, every one is dependent upon his Day Boy to serve and shield him.
Mark has been fortunate in his grasp: Dain has taken care of him good. yet as he grows to manhood and his time as an afternoon Boy attracts to a detailed, there are offerings to be made.
Will Mark endure the swap and turn into, himself, a Master—or throw in his lot along with his fellow people? because the tensions in his conflicted global achieve trouble element, Mark's determination can be an important.
In Day Boy Trent Jamieson reimagines the weather of the vampire fable in a totally unique method. this can be a superbly written and strangely gentle novel approximately fathers and sons, and what it can suggest to turn into a man.
Or to stay one.
Trent Jamieson is a instructor, bookseller and author of technological know-how fiction and delusion, together with the dying Works sequence. He has two times received Aurealis Awards for his brief tales. He lives in Brisbane.
‘Jamieson offers the reader appealing prose and a truly unique plot, making for an outstanding read.’ BookMooch
‘This a e-book approximately boys and males, their rivalries and cruelties, and the affection of fathers and sons…It is a joy.’ Vampires within the Sunburnt Country
‘At the fingertips of a talented author there'll constantly be new and fascinating takes at the vampire story and fortunately, Day Boy is one among them.’ Melbourne evaluation of Books
‘This publication dances to the beat of its personal drum. It comes waltzing into your lifestyles and leaves footprints in your heart…A extraordinary tale you’d be silly to miss.’ Marianne de Pierres’ break out Club
‘In Day Boy, Jamieson has saved the entire imperative elements of vampire mythology whereas fashioning anything new and sometimes riveting. Poetic and meditative—at occasions scary, visceral and bloody—this is a dismal trip worthy making.’ Aurealis
‘A superbly written and strangely smooth novel approximately fathers and sons, and what it might suggest to turn into a man.’ Good Reading
‘This escapist learn is difficult to place down.’ North & South
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Day Boy by Trent Jamieson