I'm Australian, but even I find this narrator's voice grating. There are also too many quotes from the bible in the book they seem to just come one af..Show More »ter the other. The story is OK, but I wouldn't say it's fantastic. But I'm not the target audience. I found the relationship age difference between two main characters to be disconcerting and condoning of a 17 year old to have a relationship with a 26 year old who also has a mentoring/authority figure role in the female characters life. It seemed a little too much glamorising a student having a relationship with a teacher.