The Devil You Know by Leonie Norrington


The Devil You Know by Leonie Norrington

Damien is horrified when his father, a violent man known to his motorcycling peers as 88, moves back to live with him and his mum. A gripping contemporary novel set in the Northern Territory.


An excellent novel for any young adult who wants to know they are not alone. Ibby Link

About the Author

Leonie Norrington was born in Darwin, the third of nine children, and grew up at Barunga Aboriginal community, south of Katherine...Leonie works full-time as a journalist and writer. Her published books include Woman's Talk, a collection of conversations with Territory women; Under the Mango Tree, a collection of stories involving elderly Indigenous people; and Tropical Food Gardens, a book about growing fruit, vegetables and herbs in northern Australia. Her children's books include The Barrumbi Kids, Croc Bait, The Spirit of Barrumbi, The Last Muster (all published by Omnimbus/Scholastic) and her first collaboration with illustrator Dee Huxley, You and me: our place, published in 2007 by Working Title Press.

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252 pages
Interest Age: From 13


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Publication date

1st August 2009



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