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'Missing a young girl, Dora Bruder, 15, height 1.55m, oval-shaped face, grey-brown eyes, grey sports jacket, maroon pullover, navy blue skirt and hat, brown gym shoes. All information to M. and Mme Bruder, 41 Boulevard Ornano, Paris.' The author chanced upon this notice in a December 1941 issue of Par... read more

The Search Warrant
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Awards:Winner of Melbourne Prize for Literature, Best Writing Award 2001 and NSW Premier's Literary Award Christina Stead Prize for Fiction 2001. Shortlisted for Miles Franklin Literary Award 2001.

An amazing book; a compulsively readable story composed by an award-winning author of brilliant, subtle, compassionate and intelligent language. When Alex Miller's mother died she left him her fragmentary journal from the 1920s. Inspired by her exotic tales as a young woman living in Paris and this en... read more

Conditions of Faith
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Autumn Laing seduces Pat Donlon with her pearly thighs and her lust for life and art. In doing so she not only compromises the trusting love she has with her husband, Arthur, she also steals the future from Pat's young and beautiful wife, Edith, and their unborn child. Fifty-three years later, cantank... read more

Autumn Laing
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'All I did was go to the library to borrow some books'. On his way home from school, the young narrator of The Strange Library finds himself wondering how taxes were collected in the Ottoman Empire. He pops into the local library to see if it has a book on the subject. This is his ... read more

Strange Library
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An enchanting tale of family, friends and renewal, with a taste of something truly magical. It has been seven years since Marjan Aminpour fled Iran with her younger sisters Bahar and Layla. In a sleepy Irish town beneath the holy mountain Croagh Patrick she hopes they might finall... read more

Pomegranate Soup
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Part memoir, part personal history of Australia over the last thirty years, this is a biographical trip told through sport, families and the author's own experiences. He weaves in and around the events that have held a fascination for Australia. Some of these events would be considered momentous, some... read more

That'd Be Right: A Fairly True History of Modern Australia
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Chris Andersen loves cricket. He may not be a legend like Bradman or Boonie, but in the Yarraville West Fourths, Chris Andersen is king. He is the captain, the coach, the manager and, thankfully, a player. They are getting hard to fine, players. Every Saturday in summer Chris ... read more

Cricket Kings: A Novel
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Season of Shadow and Light
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When you gamble with desire, be prepared to risk everything... Unlike the rest of the Hell's Eight brotherhood, Ace Parker's home isn't on the range. This restless cowboy craves the hustle of Simple, Texas, a lawless town where he can sate his darker appetites without guilt. At least he could, until P... read more

Ace's Wild
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From the double Man Booker prize-winner comes an extraordinary work of historical imagination - this is Hilary Mantel's epic novel of the French Revolution. Georges-Jacques Danton: zealous, energetic and debt-ridden. Maximilien Robespierre: small, diligent and terrified of violence. And Camille Desmou... read more

A Place of Greater Safety
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"The saga of the McIvors is nothing less than a grim and supremely entertaining take on colonialism in Australia and the tortured, stained hearts of all its New World cousins. A-."--Entertainment Weekly   After his father's death, young William is cast upon the charity of an unknown great-uncle, ... read more

White Earth
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A mesmerizing first novel about trust, dependence, and fear, from a major new writerRuth is widowed, her sons are grown, and she lives in an isolated beach house outside of town. Her routines are few and small. One day a stranger arrives at her door, looking as if she has been blown in from the sea. T... read more

Night Guest
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