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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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Sydney Noir

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Sydney Noir

John Dale (Contributor and Editor)

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

Paperback

Australia can no longer be held back from the Akashic Noir Series; herein, Sydney reveals itself to be a world-class hub of... [more]

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The Soldier (#1 Rise of the Jain)

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The Soldier (#1 Rise of the Jain)

Neal Asher

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

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A gripping space opera, from the bestselling author of the Agent Cormac series, Neal Asher. [more]

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An Elephant on Your Nose

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An Elephant on Your Nose

Warren Reed

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

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As the 2020 Tokyo Olympics approach, the Japanese want to establish their own intelligence agency. Bella Butterfield's brief... [more]

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Lies Sleeping (#7 PC Peter Grant)

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Lies Sleeping (#7 PC Peter Grant)

Ben Aaronovitch

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

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The seventh PC Grant mystery is here, continuing bestselling series of London adventures. That's the way to do it . . . [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

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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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Best Summer Stories

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Best Summer Stories

Aviva Tuffield

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

Paperback

<strong>Brilliant short fiction from some of Australia's most talented storytellers</strong><br... [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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Unsheltered

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Unsheltered

Barbara Kingsolver

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

Paperback

From the New York Times bestselling author, Barbara Kingsolver, a timely new novel that looks to history as well as to contemporary... [more]

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The Lost Man

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The Lost Man

Jane Harper

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

Paperback

Three brothers, one death, no answers... For readers who loved The Dry and Force of Nature, Jane Harper once again creates... [more]

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Berta Isla

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Berta Isla

Javier Marias

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Espionage & spy thriller; Fiction in translation

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'For a while, she wasn't sure that her husband was her husband. Sometimes she thought he was, and sometimes not.'<br /><br... [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 Valley

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The Valley

Steve Hawke

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

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The past casts long shadows in the Kimberley's high country. A murder in the remote bush in 1916 sparks a chain of events... [more]

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The Children's House

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The Children's House

Alice Nelson

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

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A love song to the idea of families in all their mysteries and complexities, their different configurations and the hope that... [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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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

Paperback

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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Nine Perfect Strangers

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Nine Perfect Strangers

Liane Moriarty

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

Paperback

Can a health retreat really change your life forever?<br /><br />The new... [more]

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (Original Screenplay)

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Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (Original Screenplay)

J. K. Rowling

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); General fiction (Children's&YA); Adventure stories (Children's&YA); Fantasy & magical realism (Children's&YA); Playscripts (Children's&YA)

Hardback

J.K. Rowling's five-film Fantastic Beasts adventure series continues with the original screenplay for Fantastic Beasts: The... [more]

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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

Hardback

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

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Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s

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Classic American Crime Fiction of the 1920s

Leslie S. Klinger, Otto Penzler

Anthologies (non-poetry); Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Crime & mystery; Short stories

Hardback

A riveting collection of five of the most famous crime novels of the 1920s, presenting anew some of the most admired authors... [more]

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Found in Translation: 100 of the Finest Short Stories Ever Translated

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Found in Translation: 100 of the Finest Short Stories Ever Translated

Frank Wynne

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Short stories; Fiction in translation

Hardback

A selection of 100 of the best short stories from around the world, selected by award-winning translator Frank Wynne. [more]

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The Three Secret Cities (#5 Jack West Jr)

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The Three Secret Cities (#5 Jack West Jr)

Matthew Reilly

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

Hardback

Jack West Jr is hunted by dark forces as he races across the globe to uncover the mysteries of the Three Secret Cities...... [more]

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Killing Commendatore

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Killing Commendatore

Haruki Murakami

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

Hardback

The much-anticipated new novel from the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of 1Q84 and Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki... [more]

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Shell

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Shell

Kristina Olsson

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

Hardback

Synopsis coming soon....... [more]

$35.00

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Milkman

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Milkman

Anna Burns

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

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But when first brother-in-law, who of course had sniffed it out, told his wife, her first sister, to tell her mother to come... [more]

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The Life to Come

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The Life to Come

Michelle de Kretser

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

Paperback

Michelle de Kretser's fifth novel is both a delicious satire on the way we live now and a deeply moving examination of the... [more]

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