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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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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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Too Much Lip

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Too Much Lip

Melissa Lucashenko

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

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<strong>WINNER OF THE 2019 MILES FRANKLIN LITERARY AWARD</strong><br /><br... [more]

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Ecume des Jours

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Ecume des Jours

Boris Vian, Nathalie Sarraute, Frederic Dard

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Languages & ESL

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Un titre l ger et lumineux qui annonce une histoire d'amour dr le ou grin ante, tendre ou grave, fascinante et inoubliable,... [more]

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Sarah Thornton

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

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Small town secrets and divisions come bubbling to the surface in Sarah Thornton's gripping debut crime novel. [more]

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Salt: Selected Stories and Essays

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Salt: Selected Stories and Essays

Bruce Pascoe

Prose: non-fiction; Anthologies (non-poetry); Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Society & culture: general; Advocate - Poetry & Writing

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<p>A collection of stories and essays by the award-winning author of Dark Emu, showcasing his shimmering genius across a... [more]

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The Burnt Country

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The Burnt Country

Joy Rhoades

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

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The stunning new novel from the author of The Woolgrower's Companion, whom the Australian Women's Weekly described as 'a wonderful... [more]

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The Returns

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The Returns

Philip Salom

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

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Elizabeth posts a 'room for rent' notice in Trevor's bookshop and is caught off-guard when Trevor answers the ad himself.... [more]

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Deep River

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Deep River

Karl Marlantes

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

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A stunningly expansive family saga of anguish, reinvention and courage from the bestselling author of Matterhorn. [more]

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The Clockmaker's Daughter

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The Clockmaker's Daughter

Kate Morton

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

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In the depths of a nineteenth-century winter, a little girl is abandoned in the narrow streets of London. Adopted by a mysterious... [more]

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Shadow (#4 Marc Dane)

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Shadow (#4 Marc Dane)

James Swallow

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

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Things are about to go viral in Marc Dane's most dangerous adventure yet... [more]

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Unsheltered

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Unsheltered

Barbara Kingsolver

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

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Meet Willa Knox, a woman who stands braced against a world which seems to hold little mercy for her and her family - or their... [more]

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The Pillars

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The Pillars

Peter Polites

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

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A thrilling new novel from the author of critically acclaimed DOWN THE HUME. [more]

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Taking Tom Murray Home

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Taking Tom Murray Home

Tim Slee

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

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The winner of the inaugural Banjo Prize, Taking Tom Murray Home is a funny, moving, bittersweet Australian story of fires,... [more]

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The First Time Lauren Pailing Died

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The First Time Lauren Pailing Died

Alyson Rudd

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

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`STYLISH, ALLURING, UTTERLY GRIPPING' Lisa O'Kelly, Observer `WONDERFUL...<br... [more]

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Expectation: 'The most buzzed-about addictive read' STYLIST

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Expectation: 'The most buzzed-about addictive read' STYLIST

Anna Hope

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Adult & contemporary romance; Family & relationships; Dating, relationships, living together & marriage; Separation & divorce

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Most of all, it explores that liminal space between expectation and reality, the place - full of dreams, desires and pain... [more]

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Our Friends in Berlin

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Our Friends in Berlin

Anthony Quinn

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Espionage & spy thriller; Second World War fiction; Historical fiction

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`A smart, tautly rendered, atmospheric beach read' Metro`An addictive cocktail of action, romance and politics' Observer London,... [more]

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Clock Dance

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Clock Dance

Anne Tyler

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

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Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life: when she was eleven and her mother disappeared, being... [more]

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A Constant Hum

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A Constant Hum

Alice Bishop

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

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A young and exciting new literary voice, emerging from one of Australia's worst natural disasters [more]

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The Yield

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The Yield

Tara June Winch

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

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The yield in English is the reaping, the things that man can take from the land. In the language of the Wiradjuri yield is... [more]

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Wanderers

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Wanderers

Chuck Wendig

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

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Shana wakes up one morning to discover her little sister in the grip of a strange malady. She appears to be sleepwalking.... [more]

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Rules for Visiting

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Rules for Visiting

Jessica Francis Kane

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

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'Midway through my fortieth year, I reached a point where the balance of the past and all it contained seemed to outweigh... [more]

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Sweet Sorrow

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Sweet Sorrow

David Nicholls

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

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The major new novel from David Nicholls. [more]

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Cold Mountain: Hachette Essentials

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Cold Mountain: Hachette Essentials

Charles Frazier

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

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The Hachette Essentials edition of the international Number One bestseller and inspiration for the Oscar-winning film directed... [more]

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The Blind Assassin

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The Blind Assassin

Margaret Atwood

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

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The Hachette Essentials edition of the Booker Prize winner. [more]

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The Sympathizer: Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

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The Sympathizer: Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Viet Thanh Nguyen

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

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The Hachette Essentials edition of a profound, startling, and beautifully crafted debut novel. The Sympathizer is the story... [more]

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