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'Harry and Miles live with their father, an abalone fisherman, on the south-east coast of Tasmania. With their mum dead, they are left to look after themselves. When Miles isn't helping out on the boat they explore the coast and Miles and his older brother, Joe, love to surf. Harry is afraid of the water. Everyday their dad battles the unpredictable ocean to make a living. He is a hard man, a bitter drinker who harbours a devastating secret that is destroying him. Unlike Joe, Harry and Miles are too young to leave home and so are forced to live under the dark cloud of their father's mood, trying to stay as invisible as possible whenever he is home. Harry, the youngest, is the most vulnerable and it seems he bears the brunt of his father's anger.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Dedication: To Linda - for always listening.
  • Epigraph:
    It would be vain of me to attempt to describe my feelings when beheld this lonely harbour lying at the world's end, separated as it were from the rest of the universe - 'twas nature and nature in her wildest mood...
    -Admiral D'Entrecasteau, 1792
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Hachette Australia , 2011 .
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      Extent: 251p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: May 2011.
      • 'Reading Group Guide' pp. 255-272. The guide includes an interview with Favel Parrett by Tanya Caunce for tlcbooks.wordpress.com and suggested discussion points.
      ISBN: 9780733626579 (pbk.)
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      John Murray ,
      2012 .
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      Extent: 230p.p.
      ISBN: 9781848547506, 1848547501
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Hachette Australia , 2013 .
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      Extent: 1v.p.
      Edition info: Pbk.
      ISBN: 9780733630491
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      Washington Square Press ,
      2014 .
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      Extent: 259p.p.
      ISBN: 9781476754871, 147675487X
Alternative title: Jenseits Der Untiefen : Roman
Language: German
    • Hamburg,
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      Germany,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Hoffmann und Campe ,
      2013 .
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      Extent: 219p.
      Note/s:
      • Published August 16th 2013
      ISBN: 9783455404340
    • Munich,
      c
      Germany,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Piper ,
      2015 .
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      Extent: 218p.p.
      ISBN: 9783492305785, 3492305784

Works about this Work

A Friendship Tested in the Shadow of Death Edwina Shaw , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 2-3 February 2013; (p. 20-1-21)
Avoiding the Water : Aggressive Men and Unhappy Families Tiarney Miekus , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Womens Book Review , vol. 25 no. 1 2013; (p. 29-31)

— Review of Past the Shallows Favel Parrett , 2011 single work novel
Reading & Viewing Deborah McPherson , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: English in Australia , vol. 48 no. 1 2013; (p. 99-104)

— Review of Past the Shallows Favel Parrett , 2011 single work novel ; Crow Country Kate Constable , 2011 single work children's fiction ; Froi of the Exiles Melina Marchetta , 2011 single work novel ; When We Were Two Robert Newton , 2011 single work novel ; Black Spring Alison Croggon , 2012 single work novel ; Indo Dreaming Neil Grant , 2005 single work novel ; Quintana of Charyn Melina Marchetta , 2012 single work novel
An Iceberg in Treacherous Waters : Favel Parrett’s Past the Shallows Rohan Wilson , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: The Conversation , 19 June 2012;

— Review of Past the Shallows Favel Parrett , 2011 single work novel
Epic Family Saga Written on Wild, Spare Hills Block Deborah Bogle , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 4 May 2012; (p. 15)
[Review] Past the Shallows Heather Dyer , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , April vol. 90 no. 7 2011; (p. 32)

— Review of Past the Shallows Favel Parrett , 2011 single work novel
Nothing Shallow in Powerful Debut Louise Swinn , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 7- 8 May 2011; (p. 23)

— Review of Past the Shallows Favel Parrett , 2011 single work novel
Surfer Turned Author Takes 'Dark, Small, Grim' Novel Past Shallows and on to Bookstands Fiona Purdon , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 14 - 15 May 2011; (p. 22-23)

— Review of Past the Shallows Favel Parrett , 2011 single work novel
Fiction Reviews Sue Bond , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 14 - 15 May 2011; (p. 24)

— Review of Past the Shallows Favel Parrett , 2011 single work novel
Well Read Katharine England , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 14 May 2011; (p. 28)

— Review of The Roving Party Rohan Wilson , 2011 single work novel ; Past the Shallows Favel Parrett , 2011 single work novel
Interview : Favel Parrett Linda Morris (interviewer), 2011 single work interview
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 28-29 May 2011; (p. 28-29)
Authors Stay on Track Marc McEvoy , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 18 December 2011; (p. 7)
Miles Franklin Longlist Has Room for Both Genders Susan Wyndham , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 29 March 2012; (p. 5)
When a Writer Indulges Her Surfing Passion 'a Magic Thing Happens' Jason Steger , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 29 March 2012; (p. 3)

— Review of Past the Shallows Favel Parrett , 2011 single work novel
A Big Day for...Aussie Authors Matt Buchanan , Scott Ellis , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 4 May 2012; (p. 16)
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