Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
Inga Simpson is a fresh new voice in Australian writing. She is inspired by regular people and the changing seasons of their lives. Inga began her career as a professional writer for government before gaining a PhD in creative writing. In 2011, she took part in the Queensland Writer's Centre Manuscript Development Program and as a result, Hachette published her first novel, the acclaimed Mr Wigg, in 2013. For more information visit Inga's website http://www.ingasimpson.com.au.
'beautiful and absorbing' Sydney Morning Herald on MR WIGG 'resonantly powerful at every bite...Just beautiful.' Australian Women's Weekly on MR WIGG 'Beautifully crafted and brimming with warmth.' Who Weekly on MR WIGG 'MR WIGG captivates to the end' Good Reading That warm feeling that comes from having read something that has strengthened or even reawakened a sense of what is right and good about the world overwhelmed me on closing this book Bookseller + Publisher on MR WIGG a gently told book, written in simple, evocative prose Northern Rivers Echo (24/07/2014), Byron Shire Echo a story full of intrigue. Herald Sun This gentle, introspective novel will delight bird lovers and possibly introduce the joys of the avian world to others... Inga Simpson writes wondrously simple prose about the natural world Good Reading The language is evocative, with vivid observations... Nest is a self possessed, thoughtful novel from Inga Simpson Book'd Out Readers of Inga Simpson's charming debut novel Mr Wigg will recognise the author's keen eye and vibrant descriptions of the natural world Australian Bookseller & Publisher Life affirming, restful and restorative... a complicated narrative beautifully told Reading, Writing and Riesling Book of the month Nest is a thoroughly enjoyable, uplifting read from one of the most creative nature writers of our time. MiNDFOOD That Inga Simpson can sustain the reader with pages of observations of birdlife is a testament to her talent as a nature writer. Canberra Times, Sydney Morning Herald, Saturday Age That Inga Simpson can sustain the reader with pages of observations of birdlife is a testament to her talent as a nature writer Sydney morning herald a testament to her talent as a nature writer The Saturday Age entrancing Adelaide Advertiser Simpson has acute powers of observation and an ability to capture nature on the page... Simpson is an accomplished writer and excels, not only at natural descriptions, but at action and dialogue... a gently persuasive novel that leaves you richer for having seen with the eyes of a naturalist Australian Book Review an absorbing book and Inga Simpson draws her readers into Jen's wild world. South Coast Register