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Sleep of Memory

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Sleep of Memory

Patrick Modiano

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction; European history; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000

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The newest best-seller by Patrick Modiano is a beautiful tapestry that brings together memory, esoteric encounters, and fragmented... [more]

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Heart of the Grass Tree

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Heart of the Grass Tree

Molly Murn

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction; Advocate - Australian Fiction

Paperback

Pearl remembers Nell's feet stretched towards the campfires on the beach, her fourth toe curled in and nestled against the... [more]

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Blood and Sugar

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Blood and Sugar

Laura Shepherd-Robinson

Fiction & Literature; Historical mysteries; Thriller & suspense; Historical fiction; Crime Chronicle - Historical Crime

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1781. An investigation into a gruesome murder on the Deptford Docks leads to a dark secret that could change the very core... [more]

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The Age of Light

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The Age of Light

Whitney Scharer

Individual photographers; True stories; Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical romance; Historical fiction; Advocate - Fiction

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A model, a muse, a lover to surrealist Man Ray and a pioneering artist in her own right. This the story of Lee Miller, the... [more]

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Annelies: A Novel of Anne Frank

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Annelies: A Novel of Anne Frank

David Gillham

Fiction & Literature; Second World War fiction; Historical fiction; Advocate - Fiction

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Having survived the concentration camps but lost her mother and sister along the way, a sixteen-year-old Anne Frank reunites... [more]

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Black Leopard, Red Wolf (#1 Dark Star Trilogy)

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Black Leopard, Red Wolf (#1 Dark Star Trilogy)

Marlon James

Fiction & Literature; Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction; Historical fiction; Advocate - Fiction

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Tracker is known far and wide for his skills as a hunter - and he always works alone. But when he is engaged to find a child... [more]

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Emperor of Rome (#9 Vespasian)

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Emperor of Rome (#9 Vespasian)

Robert Fabbri (Author)

Fiction & Literature; Historical adventure; Historical fiction; Advocate - Historical Fiction

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The final, thrilling instalment in the epic Vespasian series from the bestselling author, Robert Fabbri. [more]

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Rome's Sacred Flame

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Rome's Sacred Flame

Robert Fabbri (Author)

Fiction & Literature; Historical adventure; Historical fiction

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The penultimate novel in the incredible Vespasian series from the bestselling author, Robert Fabbri. [more]

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The Girl They Left Behind

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The Girl They Left Behind

Roxanne Veletzos

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

Paperback

Inspired by a true story, this haunting tale of love and survival spans two decades of war and revolution, from war-torn Romania... [more]

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Preservation

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Preservation

Jock Serong

Fiction & Literature; Thriller & suspense; Historical fiction

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Preservation, based on the true story of the wreck of the Sydney Cove, sees master storyteller Jock Serong turn his talents... [more]

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The Pearl Thief

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The Pearl Thief

Fiona McIntosh

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

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Severine Kassel is asked by the Louvre in 1963 to aid the British Museum with curating its antique jewellery, her specialty.... [more]

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Two Old Men Dying

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Two Old Men Dying

Tom Keneally

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction

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The remains of Mungo Man, the oldest known resident of Australia, were discovered by geologist Jim Bowler some 40 years ago.<br... [more]

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The Turn of Midnight

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The Turn of Midnight

Minette Walters

Fiction & Literature; Historical adventure; Historical fiction

Paperback

The exquisitely wrought and thrillingly gripping second novel set during the time of the Black Death from Minette Walters.... [more]

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A Well-Behaved Woman

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A Well-Behaved Woman

Therese Anne Fowler

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

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From the bestselling author of Z - a novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, Therese Fowler's new novel goes back to the origins of the... [more]

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Dracul

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Dracul

Dacre Stoker, J. D. Barker

Horror & ghost stories; Historical fiction

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Desperate to leave a record of what he has witnessed, the young man scribbles out the events that brought him to this point... [more]

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Love is Blind

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Love is Blind

William Boyd

Fiction & Literature; Historical romance; Historical fiction

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&quot;You don't see me as I really am. All the many nuances of Lika Blum. The light and the dark. You just see the light.&quot;<br... [more]

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Miss Kopp Just Won't Quit (#4 Kopp)

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Miss Kopp Just Won't Quit (#4 Kopp)

Amy Stewart

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Crime & mystery; Historical adventure; Historical fiction

Paperback

Constance Kopp, America's first female deputy sheriff, is back in another unforgettable romp by Historical Writers' Association-longlisted... [more]

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Little

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Little

Edward Carey

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction

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From little beginnings: the extraordinary story of a singular, diminutive crumb of a servant girl turned entertainment mogul.... [more]

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City of Crows

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City of Crows

Chris Womersley

Fantasy; Historical fiction

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From award-winning author Chris Womersley comes an extraordinary historical novel set in seventeenth-century Paris. [more]

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Warlight

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Warlight

Michael Ondaatje

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction

Paperback

In a narrative as mysterious as memory itself - at once both shadowed and luminous - Warlight is a vivid, thrilling novel... [more]

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The Overstory: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2018

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The Overstory: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2018

Richard Powers

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Historical fiction

Paperback

'It's not possible for Powers to write an uninteresting book.' Margaret Atwood A monumental novel about trees and people by... [more]

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Beauty in Thorns

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Beauty in Thorns

Kate Forsyth

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

Paperback

A spellbinding reimagining of &lsquo;Sleeping Beauty&rsquo; set amongst the wild bohemian circle of Pre-Raphaelite artists... [more]

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The Beast's Garden

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The Beast's Garden

Kate Forsyth

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

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Ava fell in love the night the Nazis first showed their true nature to the world ...' A retelling of the Grimms' Beauty and... [more]

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Wasp

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Wasp

Ian Garbutt

Fiction & Literature; Historical fiction

Hardback

An gripping page-turner that exposes the dark, seedy underbelly of eighteenth-century society. [more]

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Bitter Greens

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Bitter Greens

Kate Forsyth

Fantasy; Historical fiction

Paperback

Charlotte-Rose de la Force, exiled from King Louis XIV's court, has always been a great teller of tales. Selena Leonelli,... [more]

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