• Breath

  • A Novel
  • By: Tim Winton
  • Narrated by: Troy Planet
  • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (53 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Now a major motion picture starring Simon Baker, Elizabeth Debicki, and Richard Roxburgh.

Breath, by renowned Australian author Tim Winton, is a story of risk, of learning one's limits by challenging death. 

On the wild, lonely coast of Western Australia, two thrill-seeking teenage boys fall under the spell of a veteran big-wave surfer named Sando. Their mentor urges them into a regiment of danger and challenge, and the boys test themselves and each other on storm swells and over shark-haunted reefs. 

The boys give no thought to what they could lose, or to the demons that drive their mentor on into ever-greater danger. Venturing beyond all caution - in sports, relationships, and sex - the characters approach a point from which none of them will return undamaged.

©2008 Tim Winton (P)2018 W. F. Howes Ltd.

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For any water ocean lover

This story embodies everything about growing up on the ocean. It will make you uncomfortable in the very best way

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Superb!

Well, Tim Winton can do no wrong. The narrator absolutely nails the voice of the Aussie bloke.

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yes, yes

mesmerizing narration and great storyline.
lyrical description of surfing, the ocean, and human feelings.

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Captivating

Story is captivating and draws the reader in in its subtle and sneaky manner . Finished it in two days. Just loved it!

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