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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

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The Rosie Result

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The Rosie Result

Graeme Simsion

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

Paperback

The hilarious, challenging and inspiring ending to the Rosie trilogy that will have readers cheering for joy. [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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Secretary

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The Secretary

Renee Knight

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

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'A cool, contemporary, whip-smart thriller.' - Paula Hawkins, author of THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN and INTO THE WATERLook around... [more]

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Tangerine

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Tangerine

Christine Mangan

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

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A nailbiting thriller set in 1950s Morocco, soon to be a major film starring Scarlett Johansson and produced by George Clooney.... [more]

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The Quiet Side of Passion (#12 Isabel Dalhousie)

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The Quiet Side of Passion (#12 Isabel Dalhousie)

Alexander McCall Smith

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

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The latest novel in Alexander McCall Smith's much-loved Isabel Dalhousie series, which have sold over 1.7m copies [more]

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The Great Wide Open

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The Great Wide Open

Douglas Kennedy

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

Paperback

Alice Burns - a young book editor - is deep into a manuscript about the... [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

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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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Zebra: And Other Stories

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Zebra: And Other Stories

Debra Adelaide

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

Paperback

Tantalizing, enchanting, wry, and just a little fantastical, a collection of blackly comic stories and one singular novella... [more]

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Fusion

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Fusion

Kate Richards

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

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Forever entwined, Sea and Serene live isolated in the Australian alpine wilderness, together with Wren - the young man who... [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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Among the Lost

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Among the Lost

Emiliano Monge

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

Paperback

A devastating and surreal novel about the defining issue of the 21st century: illegal immigration. [more]

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The Only Story

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The Only Story

Julian Barnes

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

Paperback

**THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER**Would you rather love the more, and suffer the more; or love the less, and suffer the less?<br... [more]

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Beside Myself

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Beside Myself

Sasha Marianna Salzmann

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

Paperback

Beside Myself is the disturbing and exhilarating story of a family across four generations. At its heart is one woman?s search... [more]

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Mr Doubler Begins Again

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Mr Doubler Begins Again

Seni Glaister

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

Paperback

'Perfect for fans of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine' Hello!<br /><br... [more]

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The Dreamers

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The Dreamers

Karen Thompson Walker

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

Paperback

From the acclaimed author of The Age of Miracles comes an ambitious novel of family, secrets and sleep [more]

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The Orchardist's Daughter

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The Orchardist's Daughter

Karen Viggers

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

Paperback

An uplifting story about friendship, resilience and finding the courage to break free. [more]

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The Wall

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The Wall

John Lanchester

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

Paperback

If he's lucky, if nothing goes wrong, he only has two years of this, 729... [more]

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