Day: August 15, 2015

Not-so-gentle coming-of-age story

Snake Bite, by┬áChristie Thompson (Allen & Unwin, RRP $30): Jez is 17, bored in a downtrodden Canberra suburb, and coming to realise she’s in love with her best friend, Lukey. It’s summertime and Jez has little to do but hang…