Boy Swallows Universe  


Boy Swallows Universe
Harper | April 2, 2019 | 464 pages
ISBN: 9780062898104

An utterly wonderful debut novel of love, crime, magic, fate and a boy’s coming of age, set in 1980s Australia and infused with the originality, charm, pathos, and heart of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. The mind can take you anywhere you want to go Eli Bell’s life is complicated. His father is lost, his mother is in jail, and his stepdad is a heroin dealer.