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How to Borrow a Dog

Trent Martin Kirchner



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Trent Kirchner
01 December 2020
ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----- (Firstly, a disclaimer. The author is my brother) Approaching mid-life, yacht builder and skipper Col Barrington agrees to a monumentally risky - and criminal - venture with the mysterious Tarnasay Evermore. What follows is a drug-fuelled, hedonistic adventure from Sydney Harbour to the hills of northern Thailand and beyond, while also ruminating on our consumerist way of life. Rollicking, good-natured fun. Craig Kirchner


Tarnasay Evermore is a professional borrower.

A mysterious, long-time menace to authorities, he sees the world very differently. Despised by some, idolised by others - his penchant for borrowing, enjoying and then returning expensive, exclusive items of pleasure in society has been well-documented. Then one day, he decides to borrow something very big and very famous, and becomes an international phenomenon. An outrageous thing. An international headline-making thing. A thing like billionaire gambler Maxie Burgess' famous superyacht, Ubetcha.

How to Borrow a Dog is a rich, modern fable full of humour and escapism that reflects on much of the world's enduring romance with materialism, how we live our lives and what we truly value.
By:   Trent Martin Kirchner
Imprint:   Trent Kirchner
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   331g
ISBN:   9780987628213
ISBN 10:   0987628216
Pages:   244
Publication Date:   01 December 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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