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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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The Porpoise

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The Porpoise

Mark Haddon

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

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in which pirates rampage, a princess wins a wrestler's hand, and ghost women with lampreys' teeth drag a man to hell - and... [more]

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Spinning Silver

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Spinning Silver

Naomi Novik

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Fantasy; Myth & legend told as fiction

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By the award-winning author of Uprooted, Spinning Silver is a new take on the classic fairytale Rumpelstiltskin. [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); Advocate - Australian Fiction

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An evocative and exquisitely composed coming-of-age story about family, love, tragedy and forgiveness. [more]

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Frankissstein: A Love Story

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Frankissstein: A Love Story

Jeanette Winterson

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Horror & ghost stories; Science fiction; Adult & contemporary romance; Historical romance

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From 'one of the most gifted writers working today' (New York Times) comes an audacious new novel about the bodies we live... [more]

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A Boy and His Dog At the End of the World

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A Boy and His Dog At the End of the World

C. A. Fletcher

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

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A Boy and his Dog at the End of the World is the most moving story you'll read this year. Reminiscent of The Girl with all... [more]

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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

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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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Stars Now Unclaimed (#1 Universe After)

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Stars Now Unclaimed (#1 Universe After)

Drew Williams

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

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Synopsis coming soon....... [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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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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My Year of Rest and Relaxation

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My Year of Rest and Relaxation

Ottessa Moshfegh

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

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FROM THE MAN BOOKER-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF EILEENTHE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER'Savage, funny, frequently on the verge of teetering... [more]

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Cari Mora

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Cari Mora

Thomas Harris

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

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Beautiful, marked by war, Cari catches the eye of Hans-Peter as he closes in on the treasure. But Cari Mora has surprising... [more]

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A Book of Bones (#17 Charlie Parker)

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A Book of Bones (#17 Charlie Parker)

John Connolly

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

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Parker fears no evil. But evil fears him . . . [more]

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The Farm

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The Farm

Joanne Ramos

Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945); Sociology: family & relationships; Psychology; Advocate - Fiction

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Life is a lucrative business, as long as you play by the rules...<br /><br... [more]

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Liberation Square

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Liberation Square

Gareth Rubin

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

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1952. Soviet troops control British streets.<br /><br />After the disastrous... [more]

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Animalia

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Animalia

Jean-Baptiste Del Amo

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

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A haunting and powerful novel from one of France's most exciting and talented young writers. [more]

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Murder Mile (#4 Tennison)

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Murder Mile (#4 Tennison)

Lynda La Plante

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

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The fourth in the Sunday Times bestselling Jane Tennison thrillers, MURDER MILE is set at the height of the 'Winter of Discontent'.... [more]

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Sixty Summers

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Sixty Summers

Amanda Hampson

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

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Room for a Stranger

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Room for a Stranger

Melanie Cheng

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

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A moving portrait of an improbable friendship and multicultural Australia more broadly, from the winner of the 2018 Victorian... [more]

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Someone Like Me

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Someone Like Me

M. R. Carey

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

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From the author of the million-copy bestselling The Girl With All the Gifts comes an extraordinary new thriller with a twist... [more]

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The Tiger Catcher

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The Tiger Catcher

Paullina Simons

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

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The first novel in a beautiful, heartbreaking new trilogy from Paullina Simons, the international bestselling author of Tully... [more]

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Milkman

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Milkman

Anna Burns

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

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Middle sister, our protagonist, is busy attempting to keep her mother from discovering her maybe-boyfriend and to keep everyone... [more]

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The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna

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The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna

Juliet Grames

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

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A perfect book club and holiday read that crosses from mountainside Calabrian villages in the early 20th century to Hartford,... [more]

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The Colours of all the Cattle (#19 No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency)

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The Colours of all the Cattle (#19 No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency)

Alexander McCall Smith

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

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The new Botswana book from bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, this is Mma Ramotswe's nineteenth wonderful adventure.... [more]

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Daughter of Bad Times

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Daughter of Bad Times

Rohan Wilson

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

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'I'm a great fan of Rohan Wilson - and this is his best novel yet.' - Favel Parrett, bestselling author of Past the Shallows... [more]

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