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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 Day Boy
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'Mark is a Day Boy.

'In a post-traumatic future the Masters—formerly human, now practically immortal—rule a world that bends to their will and a human population upon which they feed. Invincible by night, all but helpless by day, each relies on his Day Boy to serve and protect him.

'Mark has been lucky in his Master: Dain has treated him well. But as he grows to manhood and his time as a Day Boy draws to a close, there are choices to be made.

'Will Mark undergo the Change and become, himself, a Master—or throw in his lot with his fellow humans? As the tensions in his conflicted world reach crisis point, Mark’s decision may be crucial.

'In Day Boy Trent Jamieson reimagines the elements of the vampire myth in a wholly original way. This is beautifully written and surprisingly tender novel about fathers and sons, and what it may mean to become a man.

Or to remain one.' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Dedication:

    For Sophie Hamley,

    who pulled this story from me word by word,

    sentence by sentence, paragraph by paragraph,

    and chapter by chapter.

    This is your book.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Text Publishing , 2015 .
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      Extent: 312p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 24 June 2015
      ISBN: 9781922182838

Works about this Work

Day Boy : Review Fiona Purdon , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 25 July 2015; (p. 19)

— Review of Day Boy Trent Jamieson , 2015 single work novel
Day Boy : Review Fiona Purdon , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 25 July 2015; (p. 19)

— Review of Day Boy Trent Jamieson , 2015 single work novel
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