By Tim Winton
  • Coming of age
  • Fiction

Set in the small, coastal logging and farming town of Sawyer, Western Australia in the mid-1970s; Breath tells of the wildness and immortality of youth through the eyes of Bruce Pike (Pikelet) and his obsession with surfing. There, he and his friend Loonie test the limits of their abilities, the ocean's ferocity and their friendship through extreme gambles and turbulent times. It is a dark tale of adolescence, loneliness and ultimately understanding of the recklessness of youth and pushing yourself to the absolute limit.

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