The Beauty is in the Walking

by James Moloney

On Sale: 20/07/2015


About the Book

In the bestselling tradition of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and Wonder.

'Sometimes you've got to show some mongrel. There's mongrel in you, little brother, more than you realise.'

Everyone thinks they know what Jacob O'Leary can and can't do - and they're not shy about telling him either.

But no one - not even Jacob - knows what he's truly capable of. And he's desperate for the chance to work it out for himself.

When a shocking and mystifying crime sends his small country town reeling, and fingers start pointing at the newcomer, Jacob grabs the chance to get out in front of the pack and keep mob rule at bay. He's convinced that the police have accused the wrong guy; that the real villain is still out there. And he's determined to prove it - and himself - to everyone.

Ages 12+

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780732299941
  • ISBN 10: 0732299942
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - AU
  • On Sale: 20/07/2015
  • Pages: 256
  • List Price: 16.99 AUD
  • Age: From 12 years


In a career spanning three decades, James Moloney has delved fearlessly and with the deepest compassion into what it means to be human. His many novels have brought him a Victorian Premier's Prize and a Book of the Year Award from the Children's Book Council of Australia among other literary honours. In 2019 James Moloney was honoured with the CBCA Nan Chauncy Award, which each year honours an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to Australian children's literature. Lovers of grand adventure continue to be enthralled by his Book of Lies trilogy and the Silvermay Sagas. In The Love That I Have he turns his eye on humanity's darkest chapter, searching for light and hope amid the ashes.  James lives in Brisbane, Queensland.

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