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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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Machines Like Me

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Machines Like Me

Ian McEwan

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

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Britain has lost the Falklands war, Margaret Thatcher battles Tony Benn for power and Alan Turing achieves a breakthrough... [more]

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The Girl He Used to Know

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The Girl He Used to Know

Tracey Garvis Graves

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Adult & contemporary romance

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A feel-good, emotional love story with a difference, about an unusual couple separated by tragedy and brought back together... [more]

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The Priory of the Orange Tree

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The Priory of the Orange Tree

Samantha Shannon

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fantasy

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An enthralling, epic fantasy about a world on the brink of war with dragons - an the women who must lead the fight to save... [more]

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Everything About You

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Everything About You

Heather Child

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Thriller & suspense; Science fiction

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Described by Rosemond Lupton as 'Black Mirror meets Gone Girl', this cutting-edge debut about a missing girl shows us a tech-controlled... [more]

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Death of an Entrepreneur

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Death of an Entrepreneur

Geoff Olds

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

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Packed with twisted tales and colourful characters, Geoff Olds brings to light the dark side of entrepreneurism in a psychological... [more]

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Bridge of Clay

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Bridge of Clay

Markus Zusak

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

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The magnificent, highly anticipated new novel from the author of the international bestseller, The Book Thief. [more]

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The Spotted Dog (#7 Corinna Chapman)

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The Spotted Dog (#7 Corinna Chapman)

Kerry Greenwood

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

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When a distraught Scottish veteran from Afghanistan is knocked unconscious, waking up to find his beloved ex-service dog missing,... [more]

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Assault

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Assault

Harry Mulisch

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

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The execution of a collaborator and Nazi retaliation on the family of twelve-year-old Anton Steenwijk have lasting repercussions... [more]

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Warlight

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Warlight

Michael Ondaatje

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

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'Our book of the year - and maybe of Ondaatje's career' Daily Telegraph Books of the Year**LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE... [more]

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The Mars Room

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The Mars Room

Rachel Kushner

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

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the author of internationally acclaimed The Flamethrowers... [more]

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The Parisian

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The Parisian

Isabella Hammad

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

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The Parisian is a sublime reading experience: delicate, restrained, surpassingly intelligent, uncommonly poised and truly... [more]

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The Overstory

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The Overstory

Richard Powers

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

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018The Overstory unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from... [more]

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The Strawberry Thief

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The Strawberry Thief

Joanne Harris

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

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The long-awaited new Chocolat novel from the multi-million-copy bestselling author Joanne Harris [more]

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Wyntertide (#2 Rotherweird)

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Wyntertide (#2 Rotherweird)

Andrew Caldecott

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fantasy

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Rotherweird, a place of 'special and dangerous properties' (Hilary Mantel), has resumed its abnormal normality after a happy... [more]

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Spring

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Spring

Ali Smith

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Political activism; Advocate - Fiction

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Spring will come. The leaves on its trees will open after blossom. Before it arrives, a hundred years of empire-making. The... [more]

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Transcription

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Transcription

Kate Atkinson

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

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'An unapologetic novel of ideas which is also wise, funny and paced like a thriller' ObserverThe magnificent new novel by... [more]

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Past Tense (#23 Jack Reacher)

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Past Tense (#23 Jack Reacher)

Lee Child

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Crime & mystery; Thriller & suspense; Crime Chronicle - Modern Crime

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The most hotly anticipated thriller of 2018 follows our hero Jack Reacher on a quest into his father's past, and climaxes... [more]

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Halibut on the Moon

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Halibut on the Moon

David Vann

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

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International bestselling and award winning author David Vann's new novel, Halibut on the Moon is a portrait of a devastating... [more]

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Simpson Returns

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Simpson Returns

Wayne Macauley

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

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A satirical and surreal twist on the Anzac legend of Simpson and his donkey [more]

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Four Respectable Ladies Seek the Meaning of Wife

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Four Respectable Ladies Seek the Meaning of Wife

Barbara Toner

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

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The Place on Dalhousie

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The Place on Dalhousie

Melina Marchetta

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

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The Amateurs

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The Amateurs

Liz Harmer

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Science fiction

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In the style of Margaret Atwood's The Year of the Flood, Dave Eggers' The Circle, and The Walking Dead a post-apocalyptic... [more]

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No One

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No One

John Hughes

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

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In the ghost hours of a Monday morning a man feels a dull thud against the side of his car near the entrance to Redfern Station.... [more]

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The Dollmaker

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The Dollmaker

Nina Allan

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

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A love story about becoming real by an award-winning genre author emerging on the literary scene [more]

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The French Photographer

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The French Photographer

Natasha Lester

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

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Inspired by the incredible true story of Lee Miller, Vogue model turned one of the first female war photojournalists, the... [more]

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