If you’re not one of the almost a million people who have read the book since its 2018 release but want to get in on the action, you can now watch the Netflix adaptation of the same name, starring Bryan Brown, Anthony LaPaglia, Deborah Mailman, and Simon Baker.
The one thing you need to know before you watch the series is that while the book isn’t entirely autobiographical, it is “about 50 per cent” based on Dalton’s childhood. For Dalton, it’s deeply personal, so he was heavily involved in the TV series, which closely reflects the book.
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The two-time Walkley Award winner’s debut novel broke Nielsen BookScan records for Australia’s fastest-selling debut novel ever. The following year, for the first time in history, it won four major prizes at the Australian Book Industry Awards, including Book of the Year.