Colloquial; slang; not even near literary. So to speak.
Now, before I forget, darlin', here's your prezzie, you love Milk Tray, I remember you do, don't you?
In prison in a dystopian world, being broken doesn't fix itself. An ex-soldier and a roof tiler get together.
The global community reels with the discovery of impending apocalypse - but even the sky falling can't keep a good storyteller down. This is a future Australia where waiting for apocalypse has become a bit of a bore. Set in Kalgoorlie's SuperPit, grunt-level miner Katashi meets Arunta, the long-legged ruck rover of his dreams. Happily unreliable, Katashi tells his and Arunta's story from before, through and after the end of the world.