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I Polloi is an instant classic about raw youth and the ways of the world description from Black Inc publisherHoi Polloi recounts a childhood spent on race tracks and in bars as the author's parents struggle to climb t This is the first of My Own Books that I haven t really enjoyed I read to the end only because I d started it as part of a Reading Challenge otherwise I would have put it to one side I felt the author had a bit of a chip on his shoulder and didn t really like hearing his seedy side of coming of age

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Hoi Polloi is about innocence and experience See sawing between low life and high life it depicts a mother and father who are comical terrifying and uniue It finds fresh and hilarious things to say about growing up Ho I read this book for university and I m happy it was one of our assigned texts This is a coming of age memoir a work of truth and honesty from a local talent Sherborne is an Australian born writer and Hoi Polloi tells the story of his early life from the ages of 5 15 He talks about life a good chunk of which was spent in small town New Zealand and the family pub He speaks of life growing up trackside a brush with religion with suicide with confused homosexuality and with an older woman He beats up a homeless man calls his mothers best friend a whore and shows a penchant for Shakespeare He battles with his parents nicknamed Winks and Heels constant attempts at social climbing and belittling of every single action he has done or not done This is a light hearted recount of a VERY interesting life Sherborne has an amazing story to tell

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He social ladder Acclaimed as an 'instant classic' on first publication and written with extraordinary sympathy and verve it is a book that finds fresh and hilarious things to say about growing up description from cou A Memoir of the Authors boyhood Growing up in Heritage NZ and then Moving to Sydney as a teen Plenty of Testosterone Comparable to John Doust s Boy on a Wire


7 thoughts on “Hoi Polloi

  1. says:

    I wondered where the Maori POC reviewers of his work wereA very well written and illustrative experience of a priviliged AusNZ boy who perpetually offloads the repercussions of his actions onto the vulnerable or disadvantaged who are around him The saving grace might have been if he realised that or discussed it in a cr

  2. says:

    I read this book for university and I'm happy it was one of our assigned texts This is a coming of age memoir a work of truth and honesty from a local talent Sherborne is an Australian born writer and Hoi Polloi tells the story of his early life from the ages of 5 15 He talks about life a good chunk of which was spent in small town New Zealand and the family pub He speaks of life growing up trackside a brush with religion with suicide with

  3. says:

    Grotty and vivid and snarky The language develops as the narrator does And as he becomes aware of the meanness and lying Interesting characters Maybe of a 35 not sure I really wanted to know so much about boys Bro lit Definitely an

  4. says:

    This is the first of 'My Own Books' that I haven't really enjoyed I read to the end only because I'd started it as part of a Reading Challenge otherwise I would have put it to one side I felt the author had a bit of a chip on his shoulder and didn't really like hearing his seedy side of coming of age

  5. says:

    Interesting boyhood

  6. says:

    A Memoir of the Authors boyhood Growing up in Heritage NZ and then Moving to Sydney as a teen Plenty of Testosterone Comparable to John Doust's Boy on a Wire

  7. says:

    Semi interesting memoir of Australian life

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