By A. S. Patric

Winner of the 2016 Miles Franklin Literary Award

A robust debut novel approximately refugees beginning over after wasting everything

Jovan and Suzana have fled war-torn Sarajevo. they've got misplaced their kids, their status as public intellectuals, and their connection to one another. Now operating as cleaners in a suburb of Melbourne, they try to rebuild their lives lower than the painful hardships of immigrant life.

During a scorching Melbourne summer time Jovan's janitorial paintings at a medical institution is disrupted via mysterious acts of vandalism. yet because the assaults develop into extra violent and racially charged, he feels more and more unique, and taunted to interpret their which means. lower than great strain the couple fight to maintain their marriage jointly, yet worry that they might by no means locate peace from the ravages of struggle . . .

Black Rock White City
is a vital tale of displacement and fast threat—the new truth of suburban life—and the deeply own responses of 2 refugees looking redemption.

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