Malcolm Knox is the author of Summerland, A Private Man and Jamaica, which was shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Award and won the Colin Roderick Award. He is also a Walkley-Award-winning journalist and author of many non-fiction titles. He came late to surfing, but is now an obsessively enthusiastic surfer, and writes about surfing and the surf with authority and great passion.
Published: June 2012
Daring, dazzling, funny and heartbreaking, this is a story about fame and ambition, surfing and pine-lime Splices . a superbly written and ambitious novel by one of Australia's rising stars. The Life will simply blow you away.
Published: August 2008
Lifelong friendships are put to the test in a Martin Amis-style dissection of privilege and mid-life crisis set against the backdrop of a marathon relay swim in Jamaica. Compulsive reading from an unflinching observer of fallibility, hypocrisy and thwarted ambition.