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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 17 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted by Robert Hillman
    The Bookshop of the Broken Hearted - by Robert Hillman

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571349784 | ISBN 10: 0571349781

    The perfect book for anyone who's ever had their heart broken, anyone who's ever had their broken heart mended, and anyone who's ever visited a bookshop...  Tom Hope doesn’t chase rainbows. He does his best on the farm – he milks the cows ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amnesia by Peter Carey
    Amnesia - by Peter Carey

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571311224 | ISBN 10: 0571311229

    When Gaby Bailleux released the Angel Worm into Australia's prison system, allowing hundreds of asylum seekers to walk free, she also let the cat out of the bag. The Americans ran the prisons, like so many parts of her country, and so the doors of so ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shame and the Captives by Thomas Keneally
    Shame and the Captives - by Thomas Keneally

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781444781274 | ISBN 10: 1444781278

    A dramatic and fascinating novel based on a notorious breakout by Japanese prisoners from an Australian POW camp in 1944, encapsulating the impact of war on ordinary lives.  On the edge of a small Australian town, far from the battlefields of t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
    The Rosie Project - by Graeme Simsion

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781405912792 | ISBN 10: 1405912790

    The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion is a story about love, life and lobster every Tuesday...  Meet Don Tillman.   Don is getting married. He just doesn't know who to yet. But he has designed a very detailed questionnaire to help him ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Daughters of Mars by Thomas Keneally
    The Daughters of Mars - by Thomas Keneally

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780340951880 | ISBN 10: 0340951885

    By the author of Schindler's Ark, a profoundly affecting tale of love, courage and sacrifice and a searing evocation of the First World War from a fresh, female perspective.  In 1915, two spirited Australian sisters join the war effort as nur ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sarah Thornhill by Kate Grenville
    Sarah Thornhill - by Kate Grenville

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780857862563 | ISBN 10: 0857862561

    Sarah Thornhill is the youngest child of William Thornhill, convict-turned-landowner on the Hawkesbury River. Her stepmother calls her willful, but handsome Jack Langland loves her and she loves him. Me and Jack, she thinks, how could it go wrong? & ... more

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  • Cover image of book All That I Am by Anna Funder
    All That I Am - by Anna Funder

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780670920426 | ISBN 10: 0670920428

    When Hitler comes to power in 1933, a tight-knit group of friends and lovers become hunted outlaws overnight. United in their resistance to the madness and tyranny of Nazism, they flee the country. Dora, passionate and fearless; her lover, the grea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eric by Shaun Tan
    Eric - by Shaun Tan

    £7.99   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848775879 | ISBN 10: 1848775873

    "Years ago we had a foreign exchange student come to live with us. We found it very difficult to pronounce his name correctly, but he didnt mind. He told us to just call him Eric. As charming as he is curious, by the end of his stay ... more

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  • Cover image of book The People
    The People's Train - by Thomas Keneally

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780340951866 | ISBN 10: 0340951869

    After a long, dangerous escape from Tsarist Russia, Artem Samsurov might have reached sanctuary in Brisbane, Australia, but that doesn't stop him trying to create a socialist paradise with his fellow emigres and workmates. And despite getting entangl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tales from Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan
    Tales from Outer Suburbia - by Shaun Tan

    £12.99   hardback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781840113136 | ISBN 10: 1840113138

    Do you remember the water buffalo at the end of our street, or the deep-sea diver we found near the underpass? In this stunning collection of short stories, renowned Australian illustrator Shaun Tan, the award-winning creator of The Arrival, reveals ... more

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  • Cover image of book The TV President by Elise Valmorbida
    The TV President - by Elise Valmorbida

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780955728570 | ISBN 10: 0955728576

    In a re-enactment of the 1963 Dallas motorcade for a reality TV show, one JFK lookalike is killed and another injured. The unhinged widow and the wounded survivor, both disguised in black burqahs, drive from Dallas to Detroit in a gold SUV to hear a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Naked Drinking Club by Rhona Cameron
    The Naked Drinking Club - by Rhona Cameron

    £12.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780091901844 | ISBN 10: 0091901847

    'It was dark when I came to. What woke me was the cold and the water on my legs. I was doing spoons with Scotty, me behind him. We were on a beach. We didn't speak for the first minute, we were so disorientated. I had to genuinely think very hard abo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Diary of a Bad Year by J.M. Coetzee
    Diary of a Bad Year - by J.M. Coetzee

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099516224 | ISBN 10: 0099516225

    An eminent, aging Australian writer is invited to contribute to a book entitled Strong Opinions. For him, troubled by Australia's complicity in the wars in the Middle East, it is a chance to air some urgent concerns: how should a citizen of a modern ... more

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  • Cover image of book Diamond Dove by Adrian Hyland
    Diamond Dove - by Adrian Hyland

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781847243775 | ISBN 10: 1847243770

    "...a wonderfully original setting for a thriller... a brilliant portriat of different cultures attempting to coexist in a climate of ignorance, taboos, racism and greed. Emily's investigations take her to the heart of the conflict and lead to a deno ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Child of an Ancient People by Anour Benmalek
    The Child of an Ancient People - by Anour Benmalek

    £6.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780099453697 | ISBN 10: 009945369x

    It is 1872. Lislei is a young French woman escaping from the bloody turmoil of the Paris commune; Kader is an Arab prince fleeing from the revolt of the Saharan tribesmen in Algeria. Together they succeed in boarding an old sailing ship bound for Aus ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strandloper by Alan Garner
    Strandloper - by Alan Garner

    £8.99   paperback   (1997) - ISBN 13: 9781860461613 | ISBN 10: 1860461611

    Based on the true story of William Buckley, Strandloper begins in the rural Cheshire of the 1790s. Where young William and Het are preparing for the annual festival known as Shick-Shack Day. William has been chosen as the village's Shick-Shack, an an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mutant Message Down Under: A Woman
    Mutant Message Down Under: A Woman's Journey into Dreamtime Australia - by Marlo Morgan

    £8.99   paperback   (1995) - ISBN 13: 9781855384842 | ISBN 10: 1855384841

    Mutant Message Down Under is the gripping fictional account of the spiritual odyssey of an American woman in Australia. Summoned by a remote tribe of nomadic Aboriginals to accompany them on a walkabout through the outback, she makes a four month lon ... more

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