Bonita Avenue

Bonita Avenue

By Peter Buwalda

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After a brilliant reception in trade paperback, a redesigned b-format edition of this darkly hilarious tale of a model family's disintegration.

Professor Siem Sigerius-maths genius, jazz lover, judo champion, Renaissance man. When Aaron meets his girlfriend Joni's family for the first time, her multitalented father could hardly be a more intimidating figure, but somehow the underachieving photographer manages to bluff his way to a friendship with the paterfamilias. With his feet under the table at the beautiful Sigerius farmhouse, Aaron feels part of a perfect family. Until, that is, things start to fall apart. A cataclysmic explosion in a fireworks factory, the advent of Internet pornography, the reappearance of a discarded, dangerous son, and a jet-black wig-all play a role in the spectacular fragmentation of the Sigerius clan... and of Aaron's fragile psyche. Bonita Avenue is a suspenseful, incendiary and unpredictable debut-of relationships torn apart by lies, and minds destroyed by madness. This b-format edition aims to build on the great critical acclaim for the trade paperback edition last year.


Translated by Jonathan Reeder
Cover illustration by Nirrimi Firebrace
544 pp
Published 04 June 2015
ISBN 9781782270713
B-Format Paperback

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